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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb intransitive

P. and V. ἐνδέχεσθαι, ἀκούειν. Ar. and V. κλύειν.

as an eaves-dropper: P. ὠτακουστεῖν.

listen to, hear: P. and V. ἀκούειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), ἐπακούειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), Ar. and P. ἀκροᾶθαι (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing), κατακούειν (acc. or gen. of person or thing). Ar. and V. ἐξακούειν (gen. of person, acc. of thing), κλύειν (gen. of person, acc. or gen. of thing); hear.

obey: P. and V. πείθεσθαι (dat.), πειθαρχεῖν (dat.), εἰσακούειν (gen.) (Thuc. 1, 82 but rare P.), Ar. and V. κλύειν (gen.). ἀκούειν (gen.), Ar. and P. ὑπακούειν (gen. or dat.), ἀκροᾶσθαι (gen.); see obey.

heed: Ar. and P. προσέχειν (dat.), τὸν νοῦν προσέχειν (dat.), P. and V. νοῦν ἔχειν πρός (acc. or dat.), ἀποδέχεσθαι (acc.) (Eur., Helen 832); see heed.

listen in return: P. and V. ἀντακούειν.

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