Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!


Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.
Full diacritics: τρᾰχηλιάω Medium diacritics: τραχηλιάω Low diacritics: τραχηλιάω Capitals: ΤΡΑΧΗΛΙΑΩ
Transliteration A: trachēliáō Transliteration B: trachēliaō Transliteration C: trachiliao Beta Code: traxhlia/w

English (LSJ)

   A arch the neck proudly. like a horse: metaph., exali oneself, LXX Jb.15.25, Method. ap. EM174.25.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

τρᾰχηλιάω: ἐπαίρω, ὑψῶ τὸν τράχηλον ὑπερηφάνως, ὑψαυχενῶ, ὡς ἵππος· μεταφ., ἐπαίρομαι, ὑπερηφανεύομαι, Ἑβδ. (Ἰώβ ΙΕ΄, 25), Γρηγόρ. Ναζ. ΙΙΙ, 437, Ἰσίδ. 392, Εὐσ. Ἀλεξ. 428, κλπ.