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building

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.

Act of: P. οἰκοδομία, ἡ, οἰκοδόμησις, ἡ.

Of ships: P. and V. ναυπηγία, ἡ (Eur., Cycl. 460).

The art of building: P. ἡ οἰκοδομική.

Thing built: P. οἰκοδόμημα, τό, κατασκεύασμα, τά, P. and V. οἴκημα, τό; see house.

Wood for ship-building: P. ξύλα ναυπηγήσιμα, τά.

Building up: Met., Ar. and P. παρασκευή, ἡ.