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blessed

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. μακάριος, Ar. and V. μάκαρ (rare P.), ὄλβιος, ζηλωτός, V. εὐαίων; see fortunate.

Holy: P. and V. ἱερός, σεμνός, Ar. and P. ἅγιος, Ar. and V. ἁγνός.

In moral sense: see good.

The islands of the blessed: μακάρων νῆσοι, αἱ (Plat.), V. μακάρων αἶα, ἡ (Eur.), μακάρων νῆσος, ἡ (Eur.).