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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

presage: P. and V. μαντεύεσθαι, V. θεσπίζειν, P. ἀπομαντεύεσθαι; see prophecy.

conjecture: P. and V. εἰκάζειν, συμβάλλειν, στοχάζεσθαι (gen. or absol.), τεκμαίρεσθαι, δοξάζειν, τοπάζειν, V. ἐπεικάζειν; see conjecture.

easy to divine, adj.: V. εὐσύμβολος, εὐσύμβλητος.

hard to divine: V. δυστόπαστος.


P. and V. θεῖος, Ar. and P. δαιμόνιος, V. δῖος.

sent from heaven: V. θεόσσυτος, θέορτος, θεήλατος.

born of Zeus: Ar. and V. διογενής.

divine law, substantive: P. ὁσία, ἡ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

dīvīne: adv., v. divinus.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

dīvīnē¹⁶ (divinus),
1 à la façon d’un dieu : Pl. Amph. 976
2 divinement, excellemment, parfaitement : Cic. CM 44
3 en devinant : cogitare divine Cic. Div. 1, 124, prévoir || divinius Cic. Rep. 2, 10.

Latin > German (Georges)

dīvīnē, Adv. (divinus), auf göttliche Weise, I) eig. = nach Art der Götter, wie ein Gott, Plaut. Amph. 976. – II) übtr.: A) = durch göttliche Eingebung, auf prophetische Weise, Cic. de div. 1, 124. – B) göttlich = vortrefflich, herrlich, Cic. u.a.