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lend

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Money: Ar. and P. δανείζειν, κιχράναι. Furnish: P. and V. παρέχειν, πορίζειν. Afford, grant: P. and V. ἐνδιδόναι. Lend ear: P. παρέχειν τὰ ὦτα; see under ear. The god lent readiness to her hands: V. ὁ θεὸς εὐμάρειαν ἐπεδίδου χεροῖν (Eur., Bacch. 1128).