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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)

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v. trans.

P. and V. ὀδύρεσθαι, ἀποδύρεσθαι, κλάειν (or mid. in V.), πενθεῖν, θρηνεῖν, ἀποκλάειν (or mid.), δακρύειν, στένειν (Dem. but rare P.), στενάζειν (Dem. but rare P.), Ar. and V. γοᾶσθαι, κωκύειν, οἰμώζειν, ἀποιμώζειν, V. κατοιμώζειν, καταστένειν, ἀναστένειν, ἀνακωκύειν (absol.). ἀνολολύζειν, δύρεσθαι, P. ἀπολοφύρεσθαι, ἀνολοφύρεσθαι; see lament, wail.

Met., Be vexed at: Ar. and P. ἀγανακτεῖν (dat.), χαλεπαίνειν (dat.), V. δυσφορεῖν (dat.), πικρῶς φέρειν (acc.); see under vex.