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absurdity

Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ -> What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Folly: P. and V. ἄνοια, ἡ, μωρία, ἡ, P. εὐήθεια, ἡ, V. εὐηθία, ἡ.

Ridiculousness: Ar. and P. ἀτοπία, ἡ.

It is the height of absurdity: P. ἔστι πολλὴ ἀλογία.