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barbarous

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Strange, foreign: P. and V. βάρβαρος, ὀθνεῖος, P. βαρβαρικός, V. κάρβανος.

Savage: P. and V. ἄγριος, ὠμός; see savage.

Become barbarous. v.: P. and V. ἀγριοῦσθαι (Xen. also Ar.).

Neither Greece nor barbarous land: οὔθʼ Ἑλλὰς οὔτʼ ἄγλωσσος (Soph., Trach. 1060).

Barbarous in speech: P. ἄγνωστος γλῶσσαν.

Half-barbarous, adj.: V. μιξοβάρβαρος.

Talk in barbarous speech, v.: P. βαρβαρίζειν, ὑποβαρβαρίζειν.