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ξιφήν

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: ξιφήν Medium diacritics: ξιφήν Low diacritics: ξιφήν Capitals: ΞΙΦΗΝ
Transliteration A: xiphḗn Transliteration B: xiphēn Transliteration C: ksifin Beta Code: cifh/n

English (LSJ)

ῆνος, ὁ,

   A sword-bearer, Suid.

German (Pape)

[Seite 279] ὁ, nach Suid. ὁ φέρων ξίφος.

Greek Monolingual

ξιφήν, -ῆνος, ὁ (Α)
(κατά το λεξ. Σούδα) «ὁ φέρων ξίφος».
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < ξίφος + κατάλ -ήν (πρβλ. λειχ-ήν)].