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Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

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adv.

P. and V. ἄνω, Ar. and P. ἐπάνω.

In a former passage (in a book): P. ἄνω.

From above: P. and V. ἄνωθεν, P. καθύπερθε, ἐπάνωθεν, V. ὑψόθεν (Plat. also but rare P.), ἐξύπερθε.

Above ground, on earth: P. and V. ἄνω, V. ἄνωθεν.

prep.

of place. P. and V. ὑπέρ (gen.).

Of measure: P. and V. ὑπέρ (acc.)

In preference to: P. and V. πρό (gen.), P. ἔμπροσθεν (gen.), V. πρόσθε (gen.), πάρος (gen.).

Superior to: use P. and V. κρείσσων (gen.), V. ὑπέρτερος (gen.).

Above being bribed: P. χρημάτων κρείσσων.

Above the law: P. ἔμπροσθεν τῶν νόμων.

Not to wish to be above the law: τῶν νόμων γε μὴ πρότερος εἶναι θέλειν (Eur., Or. 487).

Remain over and above: Ar. and P. περιγίγνεσθαι, P. περιεῖναι.