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abavus

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ăb-ăvus: i, m.
   1    (=avi avus, cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 13 Mūll.) Great-greatgrandfather, Plaut. Mil. 2, 4, 20; Cic. Brut. 58, 213; id. Har. Resp. 11, 22; 11, 38 (B. and K.); Dig. 38, 10, 1, § G; 10, § 15; called by Vergil quartus pater, A. 10, 619.—
   2    In gen., forefather, ancestor, Plin. 18, 6, 8, § 37; Sen. Clem. 1,10.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ăbăvus,¹³ ī, m.,
1 trisaïeul : Pl. Mil. 373 ; Cic. Br. 213
2 [au pl. en gén.] les ancêtres : Cic. Har. 38 ; Plin. 18, 39.

Latin > German (Georges)

ab-avus (abavos, Corp. inscr. Lat. 1, 1198), ī, m. = avi avus, der Ururgroßvater, Plaut., Cic. u.a. – Zuw. in allgem. Bed. Ahne, Ahnherr, Cic. u.a. – Vgl. Hauler in Wölfflins Archiv 2, 290.

Latin > English

abavus abavi N M :: ancestor, forefather; great-great grandfather, grandfather's grandfather