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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

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substantive

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 (Plato), V. πετεινά, τά (Eur., Fragment), πτερωτοί, οἱ.

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

dear to birds, adj.: V. φίλορνις.

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

destroying birds, adj.: V. οἰωνοκτόνος.

catch birds, verb intransitive: P. ὀρνιθεύειν (Xen.).