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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα -> Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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conj.

P. and V. ἀλλά, δέ, Ar. and V. ἀτάρ (also Plat. but rare P.).

adv.

Except: P. and V. εἰ μή, πλήν (gen.).

Nothing but: P. οὐδὲν ἀλλʼ ἤ.

All but: P. and V. ὅσον οὔπω, P. ὅσον οὐ.

Nearly: P. ὀλίγου.

But for, had it not been for: Ar. and P. εἰ μὴ διά (acc.).

We cannot but admire: P. and V. οὐκ ἔστιν ὅπως οὐ θαυμάζομεν, οὐκ ἔσθʼ ὅπως οὐ θαυμάζομεν.

Not but that: P. οὐ μὴν ἀλλά.