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creature

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

living thing: P. and V. ζῷον, τό.

wild beast: P. and V. θήρ, ὁ, Ar. and P. θηρίον, τό, Ar. and V. κνώδαλον, τό, V. δάκος, τό.

Used contemptuously or pityingly: P. and V. φυτόν, τό (Plat.).

o shameless creature! V. ὦ θρέμμ' ἀναιδές.

o base creature! P. ὦ κακὴ κεφαλή.

creatures of clay: Ar. πλάσματα πηλοῦ (Ar. 686).

good heavens! where do these creatures come from? Ar. ὦ Ἡρακλεῖς, ταυτὶ ποδαπὰ τὰ θηρία; (Nud. 184).

tool, hireling: Ar. and P. μισθωτός, ὁ, μισθοφόρος, ὁ.

slave: P. and V. δοῦλος, ὁ.