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Prepositions with the genitive: property
διὰ φόβου εἰσί
‘They are afraid’ (Thuc. 6.34)
The prepositions διά and μετά with the genitive signal a property.
With this meaning διά + genitive usually functions as predicate NP with a copular verb like εἰμί, γίγνομαι or ἔχω.