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Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. κάειν, ἐμπιπράναι, πιμπράναι (Thuc. 6, 94, but rare P. uncompounded), Ar. and V. καταίθειν, Ar. ἐκφλέγειν, V. αἴθειν, πυροῦν (also Plat. but rare P.), ἐκπυροῦν, συμπυροῦν , see warm.

Met., of passion: Ar. and P. κάειν, φλέγειν (Plat.), P. and V. θερμαίνειν, V. ἐπιφλέγειν, Ar. and V. ζωπυρεῖν, θάλπειν, P. διαθερμαίνειν.

Join in burning: V. συνεμπιπράναι (Eur., Rhes.).

Set fire to: P. and V. ἅπτειν, ὑφάπτειν, ἀνάπτειν, V. ὑπαίθειν; see fire.

Burn (bricks): P. ὀπτᾶν.

Burn down: Ar. and P. κατακάειν, P. καταφλέγειν, V. διαπυροῦσθαι (Eur., Cycl. 694).

Burn out: P. and V. ἐκκάειν (Eur., Cycl. 633).

Have one's eyes burnt out: P. τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς ἐκκάεσθαι (Plat.).

Burn to ashes: V. συμφλέγειν (Eur., Frag.), Ar. and V. καταιθαλοῦν, καταίθειν; see under ashes.

Burn up: P. συγκάειν (Plat.).

V. intrans. P. and V. κάεσθαι, ἅπτεσθαι, V. αἴθειν, αἴθεσθαι.

Burn with fever: P. and V. κάεσθαι.

Burn with passion, etc.: Ar. and P. κάεσθαι (Plat.), φλέγεσθαι (Plat.), P. and V. θερμαίνεσθαι (Plat.), Ar. and V. θάλπεσθαι.

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