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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. βέλος, τό (rare P.), παλτόν, τό (Xen. and Aesch., Frag.), Ar. and P. ἀκόντιον, τό, V. ἄκων, ὁ.

Spear: P. and V. δόρυ, τό, Ar. and V. λογχή, ἡ, A. αἰχμή, ἡ, μεσάγκυλον, τό, βέλεμνον, τό.

Throw the dart, v.: P. and V. ἀκοντίζειν, P. εἰσακοντίζειν.

Throwing the dart, subs.: P. ἀκόντισις, ἡ (Xen.).

v. trans.

P. and V. ἀφιέναι, V. ἰάπτειν, ἐξακοντίζειν; see shool.

V. intrans. P. and V. ὁρμᾶν, ὁρμᾶσθαι, , ἵεσθαι (rare P.), φέρεσθαι, Ar. and V. ᾄσσειν (rare P.), V. ὀρούειν, θοάζειν, ἀΐσσειν; see rush.

Swoop: Ar. and V. καταίρειν, V. σκήπτειν; see swoop.

Dart out: P. and V. ἐξορμᾶσθαι.