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Ὁ δὲ μὴ δυνάμενος κοινωνεῖν ἢ μηδὲν δεόμενος δι' αὐτάρκειαν οὐθὲν μέρος πόλεως, ὥστε ἢ θηρίονθεός → Whoever is incapable of associating, or has no need to because of self-sufficiency, is no part of a state; so he is either a beast or a god
Aristotle, Politics

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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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.


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.


Ar. ἀπαστία, ἡ, V. ἀσιτία, ἡ.

German > Latin

fast, s. beinahe.

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