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cavalry

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. ἵππος, ἡ, τὸ ἱππικόν, P. ἱππεία, ἡ (Xen.), V. ἱππικὸς ὄχλος, ὁ, ἱππότης ὄχλος, ὁ.

Suitable for cavalry (of ground), adj.: P. ἱππάσιμος (Xen.).

Unsuited for cavalry (of ground), adj.: P. ἄφιππος (Xen.).

Cavalry battle: P. ἱππομαχία, ἡ.

Fight cavalry battle, v.: P. ἱππομαχεῖν.

Commander of cavalry, subs.: Ar. and P. ἵππαρχος, ὁ.

Command cavalry, v.; P. ἱππαρχεῖν.

Be superior in cavalry, v.: P. ἱπποκρατεῖν.

Serve in the cavalry, v.: P. ἱππεύειν.

Cavalry transports, subs.: P. νῆες ἱππαγωγοί, αἱ, or Ar. and P. ἱππαγωγοί, αἱ (alone).