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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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P. and V. οὐδέν, μηδέν, οὔτι (rare P.), μήτι (rare P.). Bring to nothing, v. trans.: P. and V. ἀναιρεῖν, καθαιρεῖν; see destroy. Come to nothing: V. ἐπὶ μηδὲν ἔρχεσθαι; see fail, perish. Good for nothing, adj.: see useless. Make nothing of, make light of, v.: P. and V. ῥᾳδίως φέρειν (acc.), V. κούφως φερεῖν (acc.). Not to understand: use P. and V. οὐ μανθάνειν. Think nothing of, v.: V. διʼ οὐδένος ποιεῖσθαι (acc.), P. and V. ἐν παρέργῳ τίθεσθαι; see disregard. For nothing, gratis: Ar. and P. προῖκα, P. δωρεάν, P. and V. ἀμισθί.