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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα -> Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10
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Full diacritics: νηάς Medium diacritics: νηάς Low diacritics: νηάς Capitals: ΝΗΑΣ
Transliteration A: nēás Transliteration B: nēas Transliteration C: nias Beta Code: nha/s

English (LSJ)

άδος, ἡ, a gigantic animal, whose fossil remains were found in Samos, Euph. ap. Ael.NA17.28: prov., μεῖζον βοᾷ τῶν νηάδων ibid.

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Greek (Liddell-Scott)

νηάς: -άδος, ἡ, γιγάντειόν τι ζῷον, οὗ τὰ ἀπολελιθωμένα ὀστᾶ εὑρίσκοντο ἐν Σάμῳ, Αἰλ. π. Ζ. 17. 28· παροιμ., μεῖζον βοᾷ τῶν νηάδων Εὔφορ. 26.

French (Bailly abrégé)

άδος (ἡ) :
sorte d’animal fabuleux, dont les restes auraient été retrouvés dans l’île de Samos.
Étymologie: DELG -.

Greek Monolingual

νηάς, ἡ (Α)
είδος γιγαντιαίου ζώου του οποίου τα απολιθωμένα οστά βρίσκονταν στη Σάμο.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: f.
Meaning: gigantic animal of which the semains were seen on Samos (Euph. ap. Ael. Ν.A. 17, 28).
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Unknown.