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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Invoke blessings on: P. and V. ἀγαθά εὔχεσθαι (dat.).

Consecrate: P. and V. καθιεροῦν, P. ἱεροῦν; see consecrate.

Prosper, promote: P. and V. σπεύδειν, ἐπισπεύδειν.

Make happy: V. ὀλβίζειν.

Favour: see favour.

Bless you: P. and V. εὖ σοι γένοιτο, V. εὐδαιμονοίης, ὄναιο.

Bless you for: V. ὄναιο (gen.).

O Zeus, bless such natures: ὦ Ζεῦ, διδοίης τοῖσι τοιούτοισιν εὖ (Soph., O.C. 642).

Be blessed in: P. and V. ὄνασθαι (gen.) (aor. mid. of ὀνινάναι).