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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. ταλαιπωρία, ἡ, κακοπάθεια, ἡ, ἀθλιότης, ἡ, κακοπραγία, ἡ. P. and V. αἰκία, ἡ; see also misfortune, suffering. Dejection: P. and V. ἀθυμία, ἡ, δυσθυμία, ἡ (Plat.). Grief: P. and V. λύπη, ἡ, ἀνία, ἡ, V. δύη, ἡ, πῆμα, τό, πημονή, ἡ, οἰζύς, ἡ, πένθος, τό (in P. = outward signs of mourning): Ar. and V. ἄλγος, τό, ἄχος, τό.