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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.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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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.