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author

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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substantive

creator: P. and V. δημιουργός, ὁ, αὐτόχειρ, ὁ or ἡ, τέκτων, ὁ.

doer: P. and V. πράκτωρ, ὁ, ὁ δράσας, V. ἐργάτης, ὁ (also Xen. but rare P.).

maker.: P. ποιητής, ὁ.

one who causes: use adj., P. and V. αἴτιος.

contriver: P. and V. ἀρχιτέκτων, ὁ, τέκτων, ὁ.

primemover: P. and V. ἡγεμών, ὁ or ἡ, ἀρχηγός, ὁ or ἡ, P. εἰσηγητής, ὁ, V. ἀρχηγέτης, ὁ.

of a murder: see murderer.

the author of one's being: V. ὁ γένους ἀρχηγέτης (Eur., Orestes 555); see father.

writer, prose-writer: P. συγγραφεύς, ὁ, λογοποιός, ὁ.

verse-writer: P. ποιητής, ὁ.

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

author: authōrĭtas, etc., v. auctor, auctoritas, etc.

Latin > German (Georges)

author, authōritās, s. auctor, auctoritas.

Latin > English

author authoris N C :: seller, vendor; originator; historian; authority; proposer, supporter; founder