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Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

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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