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bride

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. νύμφη, ἡ, V. νύμφευμα, τό, νυμφεῖα, τά (Soph., Antigone 568), sometimes V. γάμος, ὁ, or pl., λέχος, τό, or pl., λέκτρον, τό, or pl. (Eur., Helen 1634).

one about to be wedded: V. μελλόνυμφος, ἡ; see also wife.

leading the bride, adj.: V. νυμφαγωγάς.

bride-chamber: see bridal chamber.

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