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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: νύξις Medium diacritics: νύξις Low diacritics: νύξις Capitals: ΝΥΞΙΣ
Transliteration A: nýxis Transliteration B: nyxis Transliteration C: nyksis Beta Code: nu/cis

English (LSJ)

εως, ἡ,

   A pricking, stabbing, Aret.SA2.9, Gal.1.239 ; stinging, ν. σκορπίου θαλασσίου Dsc.2.81 ; impact, ἀέρα κατὰ νύξιν ἢ ψαῦσιν ἀπὸ τοῦ φωτὸς ἐξηλιοῦσθαι Plu.2.930f.

German (Pape)

[Seite 271] ἡ, das Stechen; S. Emp. adv. phys. 1, 164; Plut. fac. orb. lun. 18, neben ψαῦσις.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

νύξις: -εως, ἡ, κέντημα, κέντησις, Ἀρετ. περὶ Αἰτ. Ὀξ. Παθ. 2. 9· ἐπαφή, Πλούτ. 2. 930F.

French (Bailly abrégé)

εως (ἡ) :
action de piquer.
Étymologie: νύσσω.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

νύξις: εως ἡ причинение уколов, уколы, покалывание (πληγὴ καὶ ν. Plut.).