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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)

dĕcor: ōris, m. deceo,
I what is seemly, becoming; comeliness, elegance, grace, beauty, ornament (poet. word; in prose perh. not before the Aug. per.; esp. freq. in Quint.; v. decus).
I In gen.: Mobilibusque decor naturis dandus et annis, Hor. A. P. 157; cf.: suus cuique decor est, Quint. 10, 2, 22; cf. also decor quoque a gestu atque a motu venit, id. 11, 3, 67; and est et in incessu pars non temnenda decoris, etc., Ov. A. A. 3, 299: divini signa decoris, Verg. A. 5, 647: ovibus sua lana decori est, Ov. M. 13, 849; cf. Prop. 4 (5), 11, 29.—In rhetor. lang.: non decorem compositionis quaerimus, sed facilitatem, Quint. 9, 4, 145; cf. id. 9, 4, 44: quantum fuerit illis viris decoris in rebus atque personis, id. 10, 2, 27 et saep.—In architecture: decor est emendatus operis aspectus probatis rebus compositi cum auctoritate, etc., Vitr. 1, 2.—In plur.: varii scenai, Lucr. 4, 984.—
II In partic., of personal comeliness, charms, beauty (cf.: decens, no. 2): fugit retro Levis Juventa et Decor, Hor. Od. 2, 11, 6; Tib. 4, 2, 8; Ov. M. 1, 488; Curt. 8, 4, 23; Tac. H. 2, 1 al.; cf. Vulg. Isa. 33, 17; id. Thren. 1, 6.!*? dĕcor, adj., v. decoris.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(1) dĕcŏr,¹⁰ ōris, m. (decet),
1 ce qui convient, ce qui est séant : decor naturis dandus et annis Hor. P. 157, il faut donner aux caractères et aux âges les traits qui leur conviennent ; suus cuique decor est Quint. 10, 2, 22, chacun a ses traits propres
2 parure, ornement, charme : Quint. 11, 3, 67, etc. ; élégance du style Quint. 9, 4, 145 || pl., scenai decores Lucr. 4, 983, les ornements de la scène
3 [en part.] beauté corporelle, grâce, charme : Hor. O. 2, 11, 6 ; Ov. M. 1, 488 ; Curt. 8, 4, 23 ; Tac. H. 2, 1.
(2) dĕcŏr, ŏris, adj., beau, magnifique : Næv. d. Prisc. Gramm. p. 699 ; Sall. H. 3, 14 ; Apul. Socr. 2.

Latin > German (Georges)

(1) decor1, ōris, m. (deceo), die Angemessenheit, der Anstand, die Schicklichkeit (das Schickliche), die Zierde, I) im allg.: mobilibus decor, maturis dandus et annis, Hor.: sua cuique proposita lex, suus cuique decor est, Quint.: cuncta ad decorem imperii composita, Tac.: u. (in der Rede) mire custoditur decor, Quint.: in personis decor, angemessene Behandlung der Charaktere, Quint. – Plur., scenaique simul varios splendere decores, Lucr. 4, 980. – II) insbes., der körperl. Anstand, die Anmut, der Liebreiz, die Holdseligkeit, das stattliche Aussehen, te decor iste, quod optas, esse vetat, Ov.: pueritiae maximus in exitu decor est, Sen.: filia eius eximiā corporis specie et decore habitus in barbaris raro, Curt.: decor oris cum quadam maiestate, Tac.: incertum ob decorem an quid aliud vitro corpora infecti, Mela. – v. Lebl., palmetis (est) proceritas et decor, Tac. hist. 5, 6. – personif., Hor. carm. 2, 11, 6.
(2) decor2, oris (v. decus, wie bicorpor v. bis u. corpus, s. Prisc. 6, 47), Adi., zierlich, magnam domum decoremque, Naev. bell. Pun. fr. inc. II. p. 17 V.: equis et armis decoribus cultus, Sall. hist. fr. 3, 14 (11): decori toro, Apul. de deo Socr. 2.

Latin > English

decor (gen.), decoris ADJ :: beautiful; pleasing to the senses
decor decor decoris N M :: beauty/good looks, decent appearance; ornament; grace/elegance/charm; propriety