Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

act

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 9.jpg

subs.

P. and V. πρᾶγμα, τό, πρᾶξις, ἡ, ἔργον, τό, Ar. and V. πρᾶγος, τό, V. ἔργμα, τό.

Legislative act: P. and V. ψήφισμα, τό, ψῆφος, ἡ.

Catchy in the act: P. and V. ἐπʼ αὐτοφώρῳ λαμβάνειν, P. καταφωρᾶν.

Caught in the act, adj.: P. αὐτόφωρος, V. ἐπίληπτος.

v. intrans.

P. and V. ποιεῖν, δρᾶν, πράσσειν.

Act on the stage, v. trans.: P. ὑποκρίνεσθαι (acc.), ἀγωνίζεσθαι (Dem. 418 and 449); see also play.

Act part of Antigone: P. Ἀντιγόνην ὑποκρίνεσθαι.

Answer, succeed: P. and V. προχωρεῖν, χωρεῖν; see answer.