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Dative: beneficiary/malefactive as a modifier

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σοὶ δέ, ἔφη, ὦ Γωβρύα, δώσω ἄνδρα τῇ θυγατρί

‘’ (Xen. Cyrop. 8.4.24)

The dative signals a beneficiary or a malefactive as a modifier.

Example Sentences: 

οἱ δ’ Ἀθηναῖοι ἐγκλήματα ἔχοντες ἐπιδρομήν τε τῷ τειχίσματι παράσπονδον καὶ ἄλλα οὐκ ἀξιόλογα δοκοῦντα εἶναι οὐκ ἀπεδίδοσαν

The Athenians made accusations of attacking the fort in contravention of treaty and of other things that seemed not worth mentioning, and they refused to return [the ships]. [provisional translation]