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κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. φύειν (rarely υ). Rear, foster: P. and V. τρέφειν. Let grow (hair, beard, etc.): P. and V. φύειν (rarely υ), Ar. and V. τρέφειν, καθιέναι. Grow wings: P. πτεροφυεῖν. V. intrans. Generally; P. and V. φύεσθαι. As a plant: P. and V. βλαστάνειν (Thuc., Plat., Dem., but rare P.). I thought he had grown very much: P. πολὺ μάλα ἐπιδεδωκέναι μοι ἔδοξε (Plat., Euthyd. 271B). Increase: P. and V. αὐξάνεσθαι, αὔξεσθαι, P. ἐπαυξάνεσθαι, Ar. and P. ἐπιδιδόναι, V. ὀφέλλεσθαι. Become: P. and V. γίγνεσθαι. He grew (in power) to the detriment of all: P. κατὰ πάντων ἐφύετο (Dem. 231). Grow up (of crops): P. ἀναφύεσθαι. Of children, be reared: P. and V. τρέφεσθαι, αὐξάνεσθαι. Come of age: P. τελεοῦσθαι, P. and V. ἐφηβᾶν (Xen.); see come to manhood, under manhood. Grow upon: lit., P. and V. προσφύεσθαι (dat.); Met., steal upon gradually: P. and V. ὑπορρεῖν (πρός, acc., or dat. alone). Grow with: P. and V. συναυξάνεσθαι (dat.), συναύξεσθαι (dat.). Growing again, adj.: V. παλιμβλαστής.