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construction

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Act of building: P. οἰκοδομία, ἡ, οἰκοδόμησις, ἡ, κατασκευή, ἡ.

Composition, putting together: P. and V. σύνθεσις, ἡ.

Frame-work, organisation: P. and V. κατάστασις, ἡ, κατασκευή, ἡ (once Eur.), P. σύνταξις, ἡ, σύστασις, ἡ.

Making: P. ἐργασία, ἡ, ποίησις, ἡ, δημιουργία, ἡ.

Interpretation: P. ἑρμηνεία, ἡ.