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


Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν -> But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 316.jpg


P. and V. ἑορτή, ἡ, πανήγυρις, ἡ.

sacrifice: P. and V. θυσία, ἡ.

rites of initiation: P. and V. τελετή, ἡ, or pl.; see also feast.

spectacle, show: Ar. and P. θεωρία, ἡ.

night festival: Ar. and P. παννυχίς, ἡ.

keep festival, v.; P. and V. ἑορτάζειν.

keep a night festival: Ar. παννυχίζειν (absol.).

money spent on festivals: P. τὰ θεωρικά (Dem. 31).

from whom will you receive the honour of festival? V. πόθεν . . . ἕξεις . . . εὔθοινον γέρας; (Aesch., Choe. 257).

finish the festival of the Isthmian games: P. τὰ Ἴσθμια διεορτάζειν (Thuc. 8, 9).

Dutch > Greek

festival = πανήγυρις

(Translation based on the reversal of Mijnwoordenboek's Ancient Greek to Dutch dictionary)