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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225
Full diacritics: κώδυια Medium diacritics: κώδυια Low diacritics: κώδυια Capitals: ΚΩΔΥΙΑ
Transliteration A: kṓdyia Transliteration B: kōduia Transliteration C: kodyia Beta Code: kw/duia

English (LSJ)


   A head: hence, bulb, cup of the κλεψύδρα, Arist.Pr.914b27 (vv.ll. κωδύαν, κωδίαν: these forms, as well as κώδεια (q.v.), are prob. derived from κώδυια).

Greek Monolingual

κώδυια, ἡ (Α)
1. κεφαλή
2. το επάνω μέρος της κλεψύδρας.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Βλ. κώδεια.