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

bright

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 98.jpg

adj.

P. and V. λαμπρός, Ar. and V. φαεννός, παμφαής, V. φαιδρός, εὐαγής (Plat. also but rare P.), φαεσφόρος, φλογωπός, φλογώψ, φοῖβος, εὐφεγγής, καλλιφεγγής, σελασφόρος, ἐξαυγής (Eur., Rhes.); see also flashing.

Glossy: Ar. and P. λιπαρός.

Cheerful of looks: P. and V. φαιδρός, V. λαμπρός, φαιδρωπός. Ar. and V. εὐπρόσωπος (also Xen.).

Of intellect, quick: P. εὐφυής, Ar. and P. ὀξύς, P. and V. δριμύς (Plat., and Eur., Cycl.).

Magnificent: P. and V. λαμπρός, εὐπρεπής.

Happy: see happy.