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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
Full diacritics: γήνεια Medium diacritics: γήνεια Low diacritics: γήνεια Capitals: ΓΗΝΕΙΑ
Transliteration A: gḗneia Transliteration B: gēneia Transliteration C: gineia Beta Code: gh/neia

English (LSJ)

ὅσα ἐκ τῆς γῆς ὠφέλιμα, Hsch. (Fort. γήινα.) γήνεσθαι· κατέχεσθαι, Id. (Cf. ϝηλέω,

   A = εἰλέω).