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case

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

box: P. and V. θήκη, ἡ; see box.

cover: Ar. and P. ἔλυτρον, τό, P. and V. περίβολος, ὁ.

for a shield: Ar. and V. σάγμα, τό.

sheath: P. and V. κολεός, ὁ (Xen.), V. περιβολαί, αἱ.

question, matter: P. and V. πρᾶγμα, τό.

case at law: P. and V. δίκη, ἡ, ἀγών, ὁ, V. κρῖμα, τό.

ground for legal action: P. ἀγώνισμα, τό.

when the case comes on: P. ἐνεστηκυίας τῆς δίκης.

the case having already gone against him: P. κατεγνωσμένης ἤδη τῆς δίκης (Dem. 872).

lose one's case: P. ἀποτυγχάνειν τοῦ ἀγῶνος (Dem. 1175).

Aphobus having already lost his case against me: P. ὀφλόντος μοι τὴν δίκην Ἀφόβου (Dem. 866).

win one's case: P. ἐπιτυγχάνειν τοῦ ἀγῶνος (Dem. 1175), δίκην αἱρεῖν.

decide cases of murder and wounding: P. δικάζειν φόνου καὶ τραύματος (Dem. 628).

excuse, plea: P. ἀπολογία, ἡ.

circumstances: P. and V. πράγματα, τά.

have nothing to do with the case: P. ἔξω τοῦ πράγματος εἶναι (Dem. 1318).

in case (supposing that): P. and V. εἴ πως, ἐάν πως.

in any case: P. and V. πάντως, πάντη.

in my case: P. τοὐμὸν μέρος.

in the caise of: P. and V. κατά (acc.).

in this case: P. and V. οὕτως.

in that case: P. ἐκείνως.

this is so in all cases: P. ἐπὶ πάντων οὕτω τοῦτ' ἔχει (Dem. 635).

it is not a case for: P. and V. οὐκ ἔργον (gen.).

since the case stands thus: P. and V. τούτων οὕτως ἐχόντων, V. ὡς ὧδ' ἐχόντων, ὡς ὧδ' ἐχόντων τῶνδε.

thus stands my case: P. and V. οὕτως ἔχει μοι.

and such indeed was the case: P. καὶ ἦν δὲ οὕτως.

this would now be the case with the Athenians: P. ὅπερ ἄν νῦν Ἀθηναῖοι πάθοιεν (Thuc. 6, 34).

I myself am in the same case as the majority: P. αὐτὸς ὅπερ οἱ πολλοὶ πέπονθα (Plato, meno. 95C).

as is generally the case: P. γίγνεσθαι (Thuc. 7, 79).

as is generally the case with large armies: P. ὅπερ φιλεῖ μεγάλα στρατόπεδα (Thuc. 4, 125).

the facts of the case: see under fact.

verb transitive

P. and V. περιβάλλειν; see cover, sheathe.

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