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abstract

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. ὑφαιρεῖν, ὑπεξαιρεῖν, V. ὑποσπᾶν; see steal, remove.

subs.

Summary: P. κεφάλαιον, τό.

adj.

Opposed to concrete: P. αὐτός, e. g. abstract justice: P. αὐτὸ τὸ δίκαιον, abstract beauty: P. αὐτὸ τὸ καλόν.

The abstract conception (of a thing): P. ἰδέα, ἡ, εἶδος, τό; see concrete.

Existing only in the mind: P. νοητός.