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φίμωσις

Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν -> But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698
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Full diacritics: φῑμωσις Medium diacritics: φίμωσις Low diacritics: φίμωσις Capitals: ΦΙΜΩΣΙΣ
Transliteration A: phímōsis Transliteration B: phimōsis Transliteration C: fimosis Beta Code: fi/mwsis

English (LSJ)

εως, ἡ, A muzzling, silencing, of death, πρὶν φθάσαι τὴν φ. Vett.Val.257.13. II stopping up an orifice, e.g. of the eye, Gal.18(2).812, PMed.Strassb.p.6. 2 contraction of the prepuce, Antyll. ap. Orib.50.5.1.

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German (Pape)

[Seite 1289] ἡ, das Verschließen, Versperren, Verengen eines Ganges, einer Oeffnung, bes. am menschlichen Leibe, z. B. des Afters, des Muttermundes, Medic. – Vgl. φιμός.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

φίμωσις: -εως, ἡ, (ἢ φῖμος), ἔμφραξις, στένωσις ὀπῆς, φίμους τοὺς ἐν τοῖς αἰδοίοις χαλᾷ Διοσκ. Δ΄, 90 (92), ἔνθα φιμός· «φῖμος ἐστὶν ἡ τῶν φυσικῶν πόρων κατάκλεισις» Γαλην. Ὅροι τ. 2, σ. 274.

Greek Monolingual

-ώσεως, ἡ, ΜΑ
βλ. φίμωση.