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πεῖρας

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
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Full diacritics: πεῖρας Medium diacritics: πεῖρας Low diacritics: πείρας Capitals: ΠΕΙΡΑΣ
Transliteration A: peîras Transliteration B: peiras Transliteration C: peiras Beta Code: pei=ras

English (LSJ)

v. πεῖραρ.

German (Pape)

[Seite 545] ατος, τό, = πεῖραρ.

English (Slater)

πεῑρας
   a limit c. appositive gen. ἤτοι βροτῶν γε κέκριται πεῖρας οὔ τι θανάτου (byz.: πέρας codd.) (O. 2.31)
   b (means of) execution καὶ τάχα πείρατ' ἀέθλων δείκνυεν (P. 4.220)
   c rope met. πολλῶν πείρατα συντανύσαις ἐν βραχεῖ strands of many themes (P. 1.81)

Dutch (Woordenboekgrieks.nl)

πεῖρας -ατος, τό zie πεῖραρ.