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

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verb transitive

See face.

substantive

forehead: P. and V. μέτωπον, τό (Xen.).

brow: P. and V. ὀφρύς, ἡ.

fore-part: P. and V. τὸ πρόσθεν, P. τὸ ἔμπροσθεν.

front of an army: P. and V. μέτωπον, τό (Xen.), στόμα, τό (Xen.).

when we ranged our armed forces against each other, extending our line in front: V. ἐπεὶ γὰρ ἀλλήλοισιν ὁπλίτην στρατὸν κατὰ στόμ' ἐκτείνοντες ἀντετάξαμεν (Eur., Heraclidae 800).

front of a house: V. προνώπια, τά.

Met., change of front, change of view: P. μετάνοια, ἡ.

change-front (Met., change one's views), v.: P. μετανοεῖν.

in front, adv.: P. ἔμπροσθεν, κατὰ πρόσωπον.

forward: P. πόρρω, V. πρόσω, πόρσω.

go in front to guide me: V. ἡγοῦ πάροιθε (Eur., Phoenissae 834).

in front of facing, adj.: P. and V. ἐναντίος (dat.), V. ἀντίος (dat.) (Plato also but rare P.).

opposite, prep.: P. and V. κατά (acc.), P. ἀντιπέρας (gen.), κατάντικρυ (gen.).

before: P. and V. πρό (gen.), πρόσθεν (gen.); see before.

in presence of: P. and V. ἐναντίον (gen.), V. ἀντίον (gen.).

hold in front of one: P. προΐσχεσθαι, P. and V. προτείνειν.

adjective

fore: P. and V. πρόσθιος (Eur., Rhesus), P. ἐμπρόσθιος.

every man is jostling for a front seat: Ar. εἰς τὴν προεδρίαν πᾶς ἀνὴρ ὠστίζεται (Acharnians 42).

placed first: P. and V. πρῶτος.

Dutch > Greek

front = πρόσωπον, στόμα

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