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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.

Without light: P. and V. σκοτεινός, P. σκοτώδης, V. ἀμαυρός, λυγαῖος, κνεφαῖος, ὀρφναῖος, δναφώδης, ἀνήλιος, ἀφεγγής, ἀναύγητος. In shadow: P. ἐπίσκιος (Plat.). Hard to understand: P. and V. ἀσαφής, ἄδηλος, ποικίλος, αἰνιγματώδης, V. δυσμαθής, ἀσύνετος, ἄσημος, ἄσκοπος, ἀξύμβλητος, αἰολόστομος, ἐπάργεμος, δυστόπαστος, δυστέκμαρτος, δυσεύρετος, ψελλός, αἰνικτός, Ar. and P. ἀτέκμαρτος; see unintelligible. Secret: P. and V. κρυπτός, λαθραῖος, ἀφανής, κρυφαῖος, V. κρύφιος. An obscure rumour: V. ἀμαυρὸς κληδών, ἡ. Humble (of origin, etc.): P. and V. ταπεινός, φαῦλος, V. βραχύς, βαιός, ἀμαυρός; see mean. Inglorious: P. and V. ἄτιμος, ἀδόκιμος, ἀφανής, ἀκλεής, ἀνώνυμος, P. ἄδοξος, V. δυσκλεής (also Xen.), ἄσημος. v. trans. Cast a shadow over: P. ἐπισκοτεῖν (dat.), V. σκιάζειν (acc.), σκοτοῦν (acc.) (pass. used in Plat.). Cause to disappear: P. and V. [[ἀφανίζω |ἀφανίζειν]]. Hide: P. and V. κρύπτειν, συγκρύπτειν; see hide. Make unintelligible, confuse: P. and V. συγχεῖν. Tarnish: P. and V. αἰσχύνειν, καταισχύνειν.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

obscūrē: adv., v. obscurus.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

obscūrē,¹¹
1 sans voir clair, sans distinguer, confusément : Cic. d. Non. 474, 28
2 obscurément, secrètement, en cachette, à la dérobée : Cic. Cat. 4, 6 ; Clu. 54 ; Par. 45 || en termes obscurs, indistinctement : Cic. Inv. 1, 30 ; Ac. 1, 7 ; Att. 2, 19, 5 ; obscurius Cic. de Or. 2, 329 ; Quint. 3, 4, 3 || de naissance obscure : Macr. Sat. 7, 3 ; Amm. 29, 1, 5 || -rissime Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 53 ; Gell. 17, 13, 5.

Latin > German (Georges)

obscūrē, Adv. (obscurus), I) dunkel, cernere, Cic. Acad. II. fr. 10 (aus Non. 474, 28). – II) bildl., dunkel, a) = undeutlich, unvernehmlich, unverständlich (Ggstz. plane), disserere, Cic.: obscurius dicere, Cic. u. Quint. – b) = im dunkeln, unvermerkt, insgeheim (Ggstz. aperte, perspicue), Cic.: alqd non obsc. ferre, Cic., od. gerere, Suet., etw. nicht geheimhalten, sich merken lassen. – c) = unbekannt, unberühmt, regnare obscurius, ziemlich ruhmlos, Eutr. – bes. der Herkunft nach, obsc. natus, von dunkler, niedriger Herkunft, Eutr. u. Macr.: obscurissime natus, Eutr. u. Amm.