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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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P. and V. ὀφρύς, ἡ.

Forehead: P. and V. μέτωπον, τό (Xen.).

Temple: Ar. and P. κρόταφος, ὁ.

Of a hill: P. and V. κορυφή, ἡ, λόφος, ὁ, P. ἀκρωνυχία, ἡ (Xen.), V. ὀφρύη, ἡ.

Knit the brows: Ar. τὰς ὀφρῦς συνάγειν.

With knitted brows: V. συνωφρυωμένος; see knit.

Knitting his brows in anger: Ar. δεινὸν ἐπισκύνιον συνάγων (Ran. 823).

Lift one's brows: Ar. and P. ὀφρῦς ἀνασπᾶν.

Relax the brows: V. καταβάλλειν τὰς ὀφρῦς (Eur., Cycl. 167).