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address

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. πρόσρησις, ἡ, λόγος, ὁ, P. πρόσρημα, τό, V. πρόσφθεγμα, τό, προσφώνημα, τό.

public speech: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, P. δημηγορία, ἡ.

address to troops before battle: see exhortation.

skill: P. and V. τέχνη.

addresses, courting: P. θεραπεία, ἡ.

pay one's addresses to: Ar. and P. θεραπεύειν (acc.); see court.

verb transitive

P. and V. προσαγορεύειν, προσειπεῖν (2nd aor.), V. αὐδᾶν, προσαυδᾶν, προσφωνεῖν, προσφθέγγεσθαι, ἐννέπειν, προσεννέπειν, προσηγορεῖν.

that I might come to address the goddess Pallas in prayer: V. Παλλάδος θεᾶς ὅπως ἱκοίμην εὐγμάτων προσήγορος (Soph., Antigone 1184).

addressed by whom? V. τῷ προσήγορος; (Soph., Philoctetes 1353).

address (publicly): Ar. and P. δημηγορεῖν πρός (acc.).

of a general addressing troops: P. παρακελεύεσθαι (dat. or absol.); see exhort.

address oneself to: P. and V. τρέπεσθαι (πρός, ἐπί, εἰς, acc.), ἔχεσθαι (gen.), νοῦν προσέχειν (dat.), καθίστασθαι εἰς (acc.).

consult: P. and V. ἐπέρχεσθαι (acc.).

the servants all addressed their hands to work: V. δμῶες πρὸς ἔργον πάντες ἵεσαν χέρας (Eur., Electra 799).

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