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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a
Full diacritics: κρᾰτερός Medium diacritics: κρατερός Low diacritics: κρατερός Capitals: ΚΡΑΤΕΡΟΣ
Transliteration A: kraterós Transliteration B: krateros Transliteration C: krateros Beta Code: kratero/s

English (LSJ)

ά, όν, Ep. form of καρτερός,

   A strong, stout, mighty, in Hom. mostly of bodily strength, κρατερός περ ἐὼν καὶ χερσὶ πεποιθώς Il.16.624, cf. 6.97, Pi.I.5(4).31, etc.; epith. of Ares, Il.2.515; of lions, Od.4.335; χεῖρες ib.288, Pi.P.11.18: with collat. notion of stern, harsh, of Hades, Il.13.415, cf. 21.566.    2 of things, conditions, etc., mighty, fierce, κ. ὑσμίνας 2.345; ἀνάγκη 6.458; κρατερῆφι βίηφιν 21.501; σθένος B.17.40; πάλα Id.10.20; βέλος, τόξον, Il.5.104, 8.279; βιός Od.24.170; δεσμός, δεσμοί, Il.5.386, Od.8.336; hard, χῶρος h.Merc.354; σίδηρος ὅπερ κρατερώτατός ἐστιν Hes.Th.864.    3 of passions, etc., strong, vehement, λύσσα Il.9.239; ἔρις 13.358; μένος 7.38; πένθος 11.249; ἄλγεα Od.15.232: of acts and words, κ. ἀμφίβασις Il.5.623; κ. μῦθος a harsh, rough speech, 1.25; μῦθον ἀπηνέα τε κ. τε 15.202.    II Adv. -ρῶς strongly, stoutly, μάχεσθαι 12.152; ἑστάμεναι 15.666; ἔχεσθαι 16.501, 17.559; νεμεσᾶν 13.16; κὰδ δ' ἔβαλε κ. dashed roughly to earth, Od.4.344; κ. ἀγόρευσεν, ἀπέειπεν, sternly, Il.8.29, 9.431; in Prose, Anon ap.Stob.4.31.34.—Once in Trag., κ. γυιοπέδαι A.Pr.168 (anap.); elsewh. καρτερός. (κορτερά· κρατερά, ἰσχυρά, Hsch., is prob. Aeol.)