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αὔανσις

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels
Full diacritics: αὔανσις Medium diacritics: αὔανσις Low diacritics: αύανσις Capitals: ΑΥΑΝΣΙΣ
Transliteration A: aúansis Transliteration B: auansis Transliteration C: ayansis Beta Code: au)/ansis

English (LSJ)

εως, ἡ,

   A drying up, Arist.Mete.379a5, GA785a26; equiva-lent to γῆρας in plant-life, Id.Resp.478b28.

German (Pape)

[Seite 391] ἡ, das Austrocknen, Vertrocknen, Theophr. u. Sp.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

αὔανσις: -εως, ἡ, ἀποξήρανσις, μαρασμός, πᾶσα γὰρ ἡ κατὰ φύσιν φθορὰ εἰς τοῦθ' ὁδός ἐστιν, οἷον γῆρας καὶ αὔανσις Ἀριστ. Μετεωρ. 4. 1, 5, Γεν. Ζ. 5. 5, 5· τοῖς μὲν οὖν φυτοῖς αὔανσις, ἐν δὲ τοῖς ζῴοις καλείται τοῦτο γῆρας ὁ αὐτ. π. Ἀναπνοῆς 17.

Spanish (DGE)

-εως, ἡ
desecación, γῆρας καὶ αὔανσις Arist.Mete.379a5, (ἡ πολιά) ... οὐκ ἔστιν ... αὔανσις (op. σῆψις) Arist.GA 785a26
de plantas agostamiento τοῖς φυτοῖς (καλεῖται τοῦτο) αὔανσις Arist.Iuu.478b28, θάνατος καὶ αὔανσις Thphr.HP 1.2.4, cf. CP 5.11.1.

Greek Monolingual

αὔανσις, η (Α)
1. αποξήρανση
2. μαρασμός.