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

earth

Revision as of 11:00, 7 August 2017 by Spiros (talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "<b class="b2">Frag.</b>" to "''Frag.''")
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 259.jpg

subs.

P. and V. γῆ, ἡ, Ar. and V. γαῖα, ἡ, χθών, ἡ, πέδον, τό, V. οὖδας, τό, αἶα, ἡ; see also ground. From the earth: V. γῆθεν, To the earth: V. ἔραζε (Aesch., Frag.); see under ground. Soil, subs.: P. and V. γῆ, ἡ, Ar. and V. ἄρουρα, ἡ (also Plat. but rare P.). Clay: P. and V. πηλός, ὁ. Potter's earth: P. κεραμός, ὁ, P. and V. πηλός, ὁ. The inhabited world: P. ἡ οἰκουμένη; see world. On earth, in this world, adv.: P. and V. ἄνω, V. ἄνωθεν; see under world. Where on earth are they? V. οἱ δʼ εἰσὶ ποῦ γῆς; (Soph., O.R. 108). Planted in the earth, adj.: P. ἔγγειος (Plat.). Treading the earth: V. χθονοστιβής, πεδοστιβής. Made of earth: see earthen.

⇢ Look up "earth" on Perseus Dictionaries | Perseus KWIC | Perseus Corpora | Wiktionary | Wikipedia | Google | LSJ full text search