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operation

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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subs.

Work: P. and V. ἔργον, τό. Virtue, operativeness: V. δύνασις, ἡ, ἰσχύς, ἡ. In operation: use adj., P. ἔνεργος. Surgical operation: P. and V. τομή, ἡ (Eur., Frag.). Operations in war: P. τὰ πολεμικά. A most suitable place to usefor our operations in Thrace: P. ἐπικαιρότατον χωρίον πρὸς τὰ ἐπὶ Θρᾴκης ἀποχρῆσθαι (Thuc. 1, 68).