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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Measure: P. and V. μέτρον, τό.

Limit: P. and V. ὅρος, ὁ.

Amount: P. and V. πλῆθος, τό.

Both in warmth and cold there are degrees both of more and less: P. ἐν τε τῷ θερμοτέρῳ καὶ ψυχροτέρῳ τὸ μᾶλλον τε καὶ ἧσσον ἔνι (Plat., Phil. 24B).

To come to such a degree of: P. and V. εἰς τοσοῦτο ἀφικνεῖσθαι or ἥκειν (gen.).

To the last degree: P. εἰς τὸ ἔσχατον, V. εἰς τοὔσχατον.

By degrees: Ar. and P. κατὰ μικρόν, P. κατʼ ὀλίγον, κατὰ βραχύ.

subs.

Rank: P. and V. τάξις, ἡ, ἀξίωμα, τό.

High degree, nobility: P. and V. εὐγένεια, ἡ, γενναιότης, ἡ, εὐδοξία, ἡ, τιμή, ἡ, δόξα, ἡ.

Of high degree, adj.: P. and V. γενναῖος, εὐγενής (Plat.), εὔδοξος.

Low degree, subs.; P. and V. δυσγένεια, ἡ (Plat.), ἀδοξία, ἡ.

Of low degree, adj.: P. ἄδοξος, Ar. and V. δυσγενής, P. and V. ἀδόκιμος.

Degree of relationship, subs.: Ar. and P. ἀγχιστεία, ἡ (see Isae. 83), V. ἀγχιστεῖα, τά (Soph., Ant. 174).