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labour

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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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P. and V. πόνος, ὁ, Ar. and V. μόχθος, ὁ, V. μοχθήματα, τά, ἆθλος. ὁ, κάματος, ὁ; see also task.

it is labour lost to: V. πόνος περισσός ἐστι (infin.) (Soph., Ant. 780).

with labour: see laboriously.

industry: P. φιλοπονία, ἡ, φιλεργία, ἡ.

exertion: P. and V. σπουδή, ἡ.

handicraft: P. and V. τέχνη, ἡ, Ar. and P. χειρουργία, ἡ, P. χειροτεχνία, ἡ, V. χειρωναξία, ἡ.

childbirth: P. and V. λοχεία, ἡ (Plat.), τόκος, ὁ, or pl. (Plat.), V. λοχεύματα, τά, ὠδίς, ἡ, γονή, ἡ.

the pangs of labour: V. λόχια νοσήματα, τά, ὠδίς, ἡ.

a woman who has just been in labour: Ar. and V. λεχώ, ἡ.

be in labour (childbirth), v: P. and V. ὠδίνειν (Plat.), V. λοχεύεσθαι.

v. intrans.

P. and V. ἐργάζεσθαι, πονεῖν, ἐκπονεῖν, μοχθεῖν (rare P.), κάμνειν (rare P).

do work: B. δημιουργεῖν.

all the folk who labour with their hands: V. πᾶς ὁ χειρῶναξ λεώς (Soph., Frag.).

I fear I may seem to be troubling you by labouring a point that is only too obvious: P. δέδοικα μὴ λίαν ὁμολογούμενα λέγων ἐνοχλεῖν ὑμῖν δόξω (isae. 72, 33).

be distressed: P. and V. κάμνειν, πονεῖν, ταλαιπωρεῖν, Ar. and P. ταλαιπωρεῖσθαι (pass.), P. πονεῖσθαι (pass.), V. μογεῖν.

when the ship labours with the sea waves: V. νεὼς καμούσης ποντίῳ πρὸς κύματι (Aesch., Theb. 210).

labour at: P. and V. ἐργάζεσθαι (acc.), σπουδάζειν (acc.), διαπονεῖν (acc.), V. πονεῖν (acc.) (rare P.), μοχθεῖν (acc.).

labour for (labour on behalf of): V. ὑπερκάμνειν (gen.), προκάμνειν (gen.), ὑπερπονεῖσθαι (gen.).

labour out: P. and V. ἐκπονεῖν (or mid.) (acc.), ἐξεργάζεσθαι (acc.), διαπονεῖν (or mid.) (acc.), V. ἐκμοχθεῖν (acc.). Ar. and P. ἀπεργάζεσθαι (acc.).

labour under (a disease): P. and V. κάμνειν (absol. or dat.), νοσεῖν (dat.).

generally: P. and V. συνέχεσθαι (dat.), συνεῖναι (dat.), συνοικεῖν (dat.).

you labour under the worst kind of ignorance: P. ἀμαθίᾳ συνοικεῖς τῇ αἰσχίστῃ (Plat., Alc. I 118B).

labour with (others): P. and V. συμπονεῖν (dat.) (Xen.), V. συμμοχθεῖν (dat.), συγκάμνειν (dat.).