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holy

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. ἱερός, ὅσιος (when used with ἱερός, ὅσιος = profane, secular), σεμνός, V. ἱρός, ἁγνός, σεπτός, Ar. and V. ἅγιος. On holy ground: V. ἐν ἁγνῷ. Inviolate: P. and V. ἄσυλος, V. ἀσύλητος; see inviolate. Pious: P. and V. εὐσεβής, ὅσιος, θεοσεβής. Free from stain of guilt: V. εὐαγής.