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generation

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

act of generating: Ar. and P. γένεσις, ἡ, P. γέννησις, ἡ, P. and V. σπορά, ἡ (Plat. but rare P.).

a coming into being (as opposed to decay): P. γένεσις, ἡ.

period of time: Ar. and P. γενεά, ἡ, V. γονή, ἡ, γέννα, ἡ; see age.

many generations later: P. πολλαῖς γενεαῖς ὕστερον.

the third generation: V. τριτόσπορος γονή.

future generations: P. and V. οἱ ἔπειτα, P. οἱ ἐπιγιγνόμενοι, V. ὕστεροι, οἱ, μεθύστεροι, οἱ, οἱ ἐπίσποροι, ἔκγονα, τά.

family: P. and V. γένος, τό, V. γονή, ἡ, Ar. and V. γέννα, ἡ; see family.