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necessary

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. ἀναγκαῖος. It is necessary: P. and V. δεῖ, χρή, χρεών (rare P.), ἀνάγκη, ἀνάγκη ἐστί, ἀναγκαῖόν ἐστι, ἀναγκαίως ἔχει. Necessaries: P. and V. τὰ ἀναγκαῖα, τὰ δέοντα, P. τὰ ἐπιτήδεια.