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fast

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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adjective

firmly fixed, secure: P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής, V. ἔμπεδος.

quick: P. and V. ταχύς, Ar. and P. ὀξύς, V. λαιψηρός, κραιπνός, ὠκύπους, ταχύπορος, σπερχνός, ταχύρροθος, Ar. and V. θοός, ταχύπους, ὠκύς.

active, nimble: P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος.

of colours (that will not run): P. δευσοποιός.

trustworthy: P. and V. πιστός; see trustworthy.

adverb

firmly: P. and V. βεβαίως, ἀσφαλῶς, V. ἐμπέδως, ἀραρότως (also Plato but rare P ).

quickly: P. and V. ταχύ, ἐν τάχει, διὰ τάχους, σπουδῇ, Ar. and P. ταχέως, P. ὀξέως, V. τάχος, σὺν τάχει, ἐκ ταχείας, θοῶς.

as fast as possible: P. and V. ὡς τάχιστα, Ar. and V. ὡς τάχος, ὅσον τάχος.

hold fast to, v.: V. ἄπριξ ἔχεσθαι (gen.), P. ἄπριξ λαμβάνεσθαι (gen.) (Plato).

verb intransitive

P. and V. ἀσιτεῖν, Ar. νηστεύειν.

substantive

Ar. ἀπαστία, ἡ, V. ἀσιτία, ἡ.

German > Latin

fast, s. beinahe.

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