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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα -> Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Running away: P. and V. φυγή, ἡ, V. δρασμός, ὁ (rare P.). Rout: P. and V. τροπή, ἡ. Put to flight, v. trans.: P. and V. τρέπειν (or mid. in the aor.), εἰς φυγὴν καθιστάναι. V. ἀπονωτίζειν. Take to flight: P. and V. τρέπεσθαι (pass.), φεύγειν, V. φυγὴν αἴρεσθαι. subs. Motion of birds: V. πτῆσις, ἡ, ποτήματα, τά. A flight of (stones, arrows, etc.): V. νιφάς, ἡ. A flight (flock) of doves: V. κῶμος πελειῶν (Eur., Ion, 1197).