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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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P. and V. μήτηρ, ἡ, V. ἡ τίκτουσα, Ar. and V. ἡ τεκοῦσα. Of or from a mother: Ar. and V. μητρόθεν. On the mother's side: P. and V. πρὸς μητρός, V. μητρόθεν:P. κατὰ τὴν μητέρα (Thuc. 1, 127). Mother of all (as adj.); V. παμμήτωρ. Mother of arts (as adj.): V. μουσομήτωρ. Mother of iron (as adj.); V. σιδηρομήτωρ. Having the same mother, adj.: Ar. and P. ὁμομήτριος. Mother city, subs: P. μητρόπολις, ἡ. Mother wit: P. οἰκεία σύνεσις (Thuc. 1, 138). Of a mother, adj.: P. and V. μητρῷος.