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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.

P. and V. ἕλκειν, ἐφέλκειν, ἐπισπᾶν, Ar. and V. σπᾶν. Attract: P. and V. ἐφέλκεσθαι, ἐπισπᾶσθαι, ἕλκειν, προσάγεσθαι. Represent by lines: P. and V. γράφειν. Draw (a line): P. ἄγειν (Arist.). Draw (pay): see receive. Draw (tears, etc.): V. ἐκκαλεῖσθαι. With him (is gone) Andromache, drawing many a tear from my eyes: V. μετʼ αὐτοῦ δʼ Ἀνδρομάχη πολλῶν ἐμοὶ δακρύων ἀγωγός (Eur., Tro. 1130). Draw (a bow): P. and V. τείνειν, ἐντείνειν (Xen.). Draw lots: see under lot. Draw (a sword): V. σπᾶν, ἕλκειν, ἐξέλκειν, P. and V. σπᾶσθαι (Xen., also Ar.). Drawn swords sprang from the sheath: V. κολεῶν ἐρυστὰ διεπεραιώθη ξίφη (Soph., Aj 730). Draw water: P. ὕδωρ ἀνασπᾶν (Thuc. 4, 97), ἀρύτειν (or mid.) (acc.) (mid. also in Ar.).