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nether

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

V. νέρτερος, P. and V. χθόνιος (Plat. but rare P.), or use P. and V. ὁ κάτω, ὁ κάτωθεν, V. ὁ ἔνερθε, ὁ κατὰ χθονός. The nether world, subs.; P. and V. ᾍδης, ὁ. Nether darkness: Ar. and V. ἔρεβος, τό, V. ζόφος, ὁ.