Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

fear

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 312.jpg

substantive

P. and V. φόβος, ὁ, ἔκπληξις, ἡ, ὀρρωδία. ἡ, δεῖμα, τό, δέος, τό, V. τάρβος, τό, τρόμος, ὁ (also Plato but rare P.).

hesitation: P. and V. ὄκνος, ὁ.

have no fear of, v.: P. and V. θαρσεῖν; (acc.).

verb transitive

P. and V. φοβεῖσθαι, ὀρρωδεῖν, δεδοικέναι (perf. act. of δείδειν), δεῖσαι (aor. act. of δείδειν), ἐκφοβεῖσθαι, Ar. and P. καταδεῖσαι (1st aor. of καταδείδειν), V. δειμαίνειν; (also Plato but rare P.), τρέσαι (1st aor. of τρεῖν) (also Plato but rare P.), ταρβεῖν, Ar. and V. τρέμειν; (also Plato but rare P.).

shrink from: P. and V. ὀκνεῖν; (acc.), P. ἀποκνεῖν (acc.).

fear beforehand: V. προταρβεῖν.

fear for: use P. and V. verbs given with περί (dat.), ἀμφί (dat.), ὑπέρ (gen.), or in V. use προταρβεῖν (gen.), ὑπερδεδοικέναι (gen.).

fear over-much: V. ὑπερφοβεῖσθαι, ὑπερορρωδεῖν (Eur., Supp. 344).

fear to (with infin.): P. and V. φοβεῖσθαι, δεδοικέναι, ὀκνεῖν, κατοκνεῖν, V. ὀρρωδεῖν, τρέμειν, ταρβεῖν (all with infin.).

⇢ Look up "fear" on Perseus Dictionaries | Perseus KWIC | Perseus Corpora | Wiktionary | Wikipedia | Google | LSJ full text search