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P. and V. φόνος, ὁ, σφαγή, ἡ, Ar. and V. φοναί, αἱ. Commit a murder: V. αἷμα πράσσειν, αἷμα ἐργάζεσθαι. Be accused of murder: P. ἐφʼ αἵματι φεύγειν (Dem. 548). The taint of murder: V. μιαιφόνον μύσος. The guilt of child murder: V. τεκνοκτόνον μύσος. Murder of kindred: P. ἐμφύλιον αἷμα (Plat.). V. ἔμφυλον αἷμα, αἷμα κοινόν, αἷμα γενέθλιον, αὐθέντης φόνος. Laws concerning murder: P. φονικοὶ νόμοι. Trial for murder: P. δίκαι φονικαί. v. trans. P. and V. φονεύειν, μιαιφονεῖν, V. ἀνδροκτονεῖν, ἀνθρωποσφαγεῖν; see also kill. Met., spoil: P. λυμαίνεσθαι. Murder a part (in acting): P. ἐπιτρίβειν (Dem. 288). Murder one's children: V. παιδοκτονεῖν (absol.). Help in murdering: V. συμφονεύειν (τινί τινα).