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bird

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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subs.

P. and V. ὄρνις, ὁ or ἡ, Ar. and P. ὄρνεον, τό.

for various names of birds, see Ar., Av. 302, 303, 304.

bird of prey: Ar. and P. οἰωνός, ὁ.

bird of omen: P. and V. ὄρνις, ὁ or ἡ, οἰωνός, ὁ.

birds of the air: P. and V. τὰ πτηνά (Plat.), V. πετεινά, τά (Eur., Frag.), πτερωτοί, οἱ.

of a bird, adj.: Ar. and P. ὀρνίθειος (Xen.).

dear to birds, adj.: V. φίλορνις.

love of birds, subs.: Ar. φιλορνιθία, ἡ.

destroying birds, adj.: V. οἰωνοκτόνος.

catch birds, v. intrans.: P. ὀρνιθεύειν (Xen.).