Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

check

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 128.jpg

v. trans.

P. and V. κατέχειν, ἐπέχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν (rare P.), V. ἐπίσχειν (rare P.), ἐξερύκειν, ἐρητύειν, ἐρύκειν, σχάζειν, καταστέλλειν.

Hinder: P. and V. κωλύειν, ἐπικωλύειν, ἀπείργειν; see hinder.

Stop: P. and V. παύειν.

Check (an attacking force): P. and V. ἀναστέλλειν.

Examine: P. and V. διασκοπεῖν, ἐξετάζειν.

One who checks (accounts), subs.: P. ἀντιγραφεύς, ὁ.

Auditor: P. εὔθυνος, ὁ.

subs.

Hindrance: P. κώλυμα, τό, διακώλυμα, τό, ἐμπόδισμα, τό.

Be a check to: P. and V. ἐμποδὼν εἶναι (dat.), ἐμποδὼν γίγνεσθαι (dat.).

Defeat: P. ἧσσα, ἡ, πάθος, τό.

Audit: Ar. and P. εὔθυνα, ἡ, or pl.

Tally: P. and V. σύμβολον, τό.