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comoedia

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

cōmoedĭa: ae, f. (
I gen. comoediai, Plaut. Poen. prol. 51), = κωμὡδία, a comedy (cf. Varr. L. L. 9, § 99 Müll.; Paul. ex Fest. p. 39, 6 ib.), Plaut. Am. prol. 60; Cic. Off. 1, 29, 104; Quint. 6, 2, 20; 10, 1, 65; Hor. A. P. 281 al.: Plaut. As. prol. 13: facere, Ter. And. prol. 26: agere, id. Heaut. prol. 4: legere, Plin. Ep. 6, 21, 2: spectare, Ter. And. prol, 27: exigere, to hiss from the stage, id. ib.; cf. id. Hec. alt. prol. 4 and 7.—
II The younger Pliny humorously named a villa, which was on low ground, comoedia, in opp. to one on high ground, qs. lifted up on a buskin, which he called tragoedia, Plin. Ep. 9, 7, 3.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

cōmœdĭa,¹¹ æ, f. (κωμῳδία),
1 comédie, le genre comique : Cic. Off. 1, 104 ; Opt. 1
2 comédie, pièce de théâtre : Cic. Rep. 4, 11 ; comœdiam facere, exigere Ter. Andr. 26 ; 27, faire, repousser (mal accueillir) une comédie ; v. docere, edere, dare, agere (fabulam).

Latin > German (Georges)

cōmoedia, ae (arch. bei Plaut. ai), f. (κωμῳδία), das Lustspiel, die Komödie, c. vetus, Cic.: veteris comoediae scriptores, Quint.: Philemon, mediae comoediae scriptor (der mittlern, d.i. neuern griech. K., deren Stoff aus dem Kreise des häuslichen bürgerlichen Lebens entlehnt war), Apul.: actores comoediarum, Quint.: comoediam docere, Suet.: comoediam dare, Suet.: dare populo sex comoedias (v. Terenz), Volcat. Sedig. fr.: comoediam agere, Komik.: comoediam scribere, Volcat. Sedig. fr.: comoediam edere, Plaut. Casin. prol. 13. – scherzh. v. einer niedrig gelegenen Villa, im Ggstz. zu einer höher gelegenen, gleichs. auf den Kothurn sich erhebenden (dah. tragoedia genannten), Plin. ep. 9, 7, 3.

Latin > English

comoedia comoediae N F :: comedy (as form of drama/literature; comedy (work/play)