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erect

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Set upright: P. and V. ἱστάναι, ἀνιστάναι. Raise: P. and V. ὀρθοῦν (rare P.). Set up, establish: P. and V. καθιστάναι. Build: Ar. and P. οἰκοδομεῖν, P. κατασκευάζειν, V. τεύχειν. Found: P. and V. κτίζειν. Erect (a statue, temple, etc.): P. and V. ἱδρύειν (or mid.), V. καθιδρύεσθαι; see set up. Erect (a trophy): P. and V. ἱστάναι (or mid.).

adj.

P. and V. ὀρθός, V. ὄρθιος; see upright. Standing erect, adv.: V. ὀρθοστάδην. Sit erect: V. σταδαῖος ἧσθαι (Aesch., Theb. 513).