Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!


Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 68.jpg


P. and V. πληγαί, αἱ.

Give a beating: P. πληγὰς διδόναι (dat. of person).

Receive a beating: Ar. and P. πληγὰς λαμβάνειν.

Beating of drums: Ar. τυμπανισμός, ὁ, V. τυμπάνων ἀράγματα, τά (Eur., Cycl.).

Beating of breasts: V. στέρνων ἀραγμοί, οἱ.