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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

French (Bailly abrégé)

neutre de μέγας.

English (Autenrieth)

comp. μείζων, sup. μέγιστος: great, large, of persons, tall (κᾶλός τε μέγας τε, κᾶλή τε μεγάλη τε, Φ 1, Od. 15.418); of things with reference to any kind of dimension, and also to power, loudness, etc., ἄνεμος, ἰαχή, ὀρυμαγδός; in unfavorable sense, μέγα ἔργον (facinus), so μέγα ἔπος, μέγα φρονεῖν, εἰπεῖν, ‘be proud,’ ‘boast,’ Od. 3.261, Od. 22.288.—Adv., μεγάλως, also μέγα, μεγάλα, greatly, exceedingly, aloud, etc.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

I n к μέγας.
II adv. = μεγάλως.