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naught

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. οὐδέν, μηδέν, οὔτι (rare P.). μήτι (rare P.). Bring to naught, v. trans.: P. and V. ἀναιρεῖν, καθαιρεῖν; see destroy. How we are brought to nought: V. ὡς ἐς τὸ μηδὲν ἥκομεν (Eur., Hec. 622). Come to naught: V. ἐπὶ μηδὲν ἔρχεσθαι; see fail, perish. Set at naught: P. and V. καταφρονεῖν (acc. or gen.). ὑπερφρονεῖν (acc. or gen.); see despise. Disregard: P. and V. ἀμελεῖν (gen.), παραμελεῖν (gen.), καταμελεῖν (gen.), P. ἐν οὐδένι λόγῳ ποιεῖσθαι, V. διʼ οὐδένος ποιεῖσθαι, ἀκηδεῖν (gen.); see disregard.