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dry

Ἐδιζησάμην ἐμεωυτόν -> I searched out myself
Heraclitus, fr. 101B

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. ξηρός, P. αὐχμηρός. Of land; P. ξηρός, V. χέρσος. Thirsly: V. δίψιος. Waterproof: P. στεγανός, V. στεγνός (Eur., Cycl.). Withered: P. and V. ξηρός, Ar. and P. αὖος, ἰσχνός, σαπρός. Tearless: V. ξηρός, ἄκλαυστος; see tearless. Dry land, subs.: P. τὸ ξηρόν (Thuc.), V. χέρσος, ὁ. Of or on dry land: P. and V. χερσαῖος. Met., dull: see dull. Harsh: P. and V. πικρός. Humorous: P. and V. γέλοιος.

v. trans.

ξηραίνειν, P. ἀποξηραίνειν. Dry (clothes): V. θάλπειν. Dry up, wither up: P. and V. ἰσχναίνειν, κατισχναίνειν. V. intrans. P. and V. ξηραίνεσθαι.