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befall

Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. καταλαμβάνειν, προσπίπτειν (dat.), παραπίπτειν (dat.), V. τυγχάνειν (dat.), κυρεῖν (dat.), Ar. περιπίπτειν (dat.).

Of misfortunes: also V. προσπέτεσθαι (dat.).

Befall in addition: V. προσκυρεῖν (dat.).

V. intrans. P. and V. γίγνεσθαι, συμβαίνειν, παραπίπτειν, τυγχάνειν, V. κυρεῖν; see happen.