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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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v. trans.

Fling: P. and V. βάλλειν, ῥίπτειν, ἀφιέναι, Ar. and V. ἱέναι, V. ἰάπτειν.

Dashed upon the rocks: V. σποδούμενος πρὸς πέτρας.

Be dashed to the ground: V. φορεῖσθαι πρὸς οὖδας.

Strike: P. and V. κρούειν, Ar. and V. παίειν (rare P.), θείνειν, ἀράσσειν.

Met., dash (one's hopes, etc.): P. and V. σφάλλειν.

Dash (one thing) against (another): V. προσβάλλειν (τινί τι). ἐγκατασκήπτειν (τινί τι).

Dash in pieces: P. and V. συντρίβειν (Eur., Cycl.), Ar. and V. θραύειν (also Plat. but rare P.), V. συνθραύειν, συναράσσειν, ἐρείκειν.

Dash off, extemporise: P. αὐτοσχεδιάζειν (acc.).

Dash out. — He dashed his brains out: V. ἐγκέφαλον ἐξέρρανε (Eur., Cycl. 402).

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

Dash against: P. and V. πταίειν πρός (dat.), P. προσπίπτειν (dat.), συμπίπτειν πρός (dat. or πρός, acc.) , see collide.

Dash into: P. and V. εἰσπίπτειν (P. εἰς, acc., V. dat. alone), Ar. and V. ἐμπίπτειν (dat.), V. εἰσορμᾶαθαι (acc.), ἐπεισπίπτειν (dat.), Ar. and P. εἰσπηδᾶν (εἰς, acc.), Ar. ἐπεισπαίειν (εἰς, acc.); see burst in.

Dashing into the sea all armed as they were: P. ἐπεισβαίνοντες σὺν τοῖς ὅπλοις εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν (Thuc. 2, 90).

Dash out: P. and V. ἐξορμᾶσθαι, ἐκπίπτειν.

Dash over, inundate: P. and V. κατακλύζειν, P. ἐπικλύζειν.

Dash upon: P. and V. προσβάλλειν (dat.), προσπίπτειν (dat.); see attack.


P. and V. ὁρμή, ἡ, Ar. and P. ῥύμη, ἡ, ῥιπή, ἡ.

Run: P. and V. δρόμος, ὁ, V. δράμημα, τό.

Eagerness: P. and V. σπουδή, ἡ, προθυμία, ἡ.