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ear

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. οὖς, τό.

hearing: P. and V. ἀκοή, ἡ.

give ear, v.: P. παρέχω, παρέχειν τὰ ὦτα.

give ear to: P. and V. ἐνδέχεσθαι (acc. or absol.), P. ὑποδέχεσθαι (acc.), V. ἀκοὴν διδόναι (dat.); see hear.

he is within earshot: V. σύμμετρος γὰρ ὡς κλύειν (Soph., Oedipus Rex 84).

to within earshot: P. εἰς ἐπήκοον (Xen.).

riding up to within earshot: P. προσελάσαντες ἐξ ὅσου τις ἔμελλεν ἀκούσεσθαι (Thuc. 7, 73).

wishing to hear with their own ears: P. αὐτήκοοι βουληθέντες γένεσθαι (Thuc. 1, 133).

leaning forward a litlle to catch my ear: P. προσκύψας μοι σμικρὸν πρὸς τὸ οὖς (Plato, Euthydemus 275E). set by the ears, verb transitive: Ar. and P. διιστάναι, P. διασπᾶν, πρὸς αὑτοὺς ταράσσειν.

box on the ear, subs.: Ar. and P. κόνδυλος, ὁ.

give a box on the ear: P. ἐπὶ κόρρης τύπτειν (acc.).

substantive

of corn: Ar. and V. σταχύς, ὁ, κάλυξ, ἡ.

be in the ear, v.: P. ἐν ἀκμῇ εἶναι, ἀκμάζειν.

in the sprouting of the ear: P. κάλυκος ἐν λοχεύμασι (Aesch., Agamemnon 1392).

about the time when the corn puts forth ears: P. περὶ σίτου ἐκβολήν (Thuc. 4, 1).

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