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breast

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. μαστός, ὁ (Xen. but rare P.), στῆθος, τό, or pl. (Plat. but rare P.), στέρνον, τό, or pl. (Xen. but rare P.).

Also of women: V. οὖθαρ, τό.

Bosom: Ar. and V. κόλπος, ὁ.

Seat of the feelings: P. and V. ψυχή, ἡ, θυμός. ὁ, V. στέρνον, τό, or pl., ἧπαρ, τό, Ar. and V. καρδία, ἡ, κέαρ, τό, φρήν, ἡ, or pl., σπλάγχνον, τό, or pl.

Beat the breast, v.: P. and V. κόπτεσθαι (absol.).

Give the breast: V. μαστὸν ἐπέχειν, μαστὸν προσέχειν.

v. trans.

P. and V. ὑπερβαίνειν.