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ὄνᾰρ, τό, used only in nom. and acc. sg., the other cases being supplied by ὄνειρος (q. v.):—
dream, vision in sleep, opp. a waking vision, οὐκ ὄ., ἀλλ' ὕπαρ ἐσθλόν Od.19.547, cf. 20.90; ἡλίῳ δείκνυσι τοὔναρ S.El.425; εἶδον ὄ. Ar.Eq.1090; ἄκουε δὴ ὄ. ἀντὶ ὀνείρατος dream for dream, Pl.Tht.201d; ὥστε μηδὲ ὄ. ἰδεῖν, of profound sleep, Id.Ap. 40d: prov., τὸ ἐμόν γ' ἐμοὶ λέγεις ὄ. 'you are telling me what I know already', Id.R.563d, cf. Suid. S1.v. ταὐτὸν πέπονθα (cf. ὄνειρος 1, ὄνειαρ II).

2. prov. of anything fleeting or unreal, ὀλιγοχρόνιον ..ὥσπερ ὄ. Thgn.1020; σε παρέρχεται ὡς ὄ. ἥβη Theoc.27.8; πόθος δέ μοι ὡς ὄ. ἔπτα Bion 1.58: in Prose, ἡ ἐμὴ [σοφία] .., ὥσπερ ὄ. οὖσα Pl. Smp.175e, cf. Men.85c; ὡς ὄ. ἐλευθερίας ὁρῶντας Plu.Thes.32; and without ὡς, σκιᾶς ὄ. ἄνθρωπος Pi.P.8.95; ὄ. ἡμερόφαντον ἀλαίνει, of an old man, A.Ag.82 (anap.).

II. in Trag. and Att. freq. as Adv., in a dream, in sleep, ὄ. γὰρ ὑμᾶς νῦν Κλυταιμνήστρα καλῶ Id.Eu.116; ὄ. διώκεις θῆρα ib.131; ὄ. πνεύσαντα νυκτός S.Fr.65: freq. in Pl., ὄ. ἐπλουτήσαμεν Tht.208b; ὄ. ὀνείρατα διηγεῖσθαι ib.158c, etc.; also οὐδ' ὄ. not even in a dream, E.Fr.107, Herod.1.11; πολιτικὸς ἀνὴρ οὐδ' ὄ. Cic.Att.1.18.6; μηδ' ἰδὼν ὄ. not even in my dreams, E.IT518, cf. Pl. Tht.173d, Mosch.4.18; ἃ μηδ' ὄ. ἤλπισαν D.19.275: hence freq. opp. ὕπαρ, v. ὕπαρ 11; κατ' ὄναρ in a dream, condemned by Phryn.395, but quoted by him from Polemo, is also found in Ev.Matt.1.20, Aristid. Or.47(23).21: with sense, in consequence of a dream, in SIG1147 (Crete, ii/iii A. D.), Supp.Epigr.2.405 (Macedonia).