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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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adjective

P. and V. ἐναντίος, use P. ἐξ ἐναντίας, or adv. P. ἀντιπέρας, καταντικρύ, V. καταντίον, P. and V. ἐναντίον.

two waggons going in opposite directions brought up the stones: P. δύο ἅμαξαι ἐναντίαι ἀλλήλαις τοὺς λίθους ἐπῆγον (Thuc. 1, 93, cf. Ar., Av. 1127).

on the opposite side of: P. and V. πέραν (gen.).

the mainland opposite: P. ἡ ἤπειρος, ἡ κατάντικρυ.

encamp opposite, v.: P. ἀντιστρατοπεδεύεσθαι (dat. or absol.).

contrary: P. and V. ἐναντίος, P. ὑπεναντίος, V. ἀντίος.

on the opposite side to that on which their men were scaling the wall: P. ἐκ τοὔμπαλιν ἢ οἱ ἄνδρες αὐτῶν ὑπερέβαινον (Thuc. 3, 22).

the opposite, the contrary: P. and V. τοὔμπαλιν, τοὐναντίον, τἀναντία.

opposite to: P. and V. ἐναντίος (dat.).

overlooking: V. κατόψιος (gen.), ἀντίος (dat.) (also Plato but rare P.).

preposition

over, against: P. and V. κατά (acc.).

face to face with: P. and V. κατὰ στόμα (gen.).

in the presence of: P. and V. ἐναντίον (gen.).

facing: P. ἀντιπέρας (gen.), καταντικρύ (gen.), P. and V. κατά (acc.).

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

oppŏsĭtē (oppositus), adv., en opposition : Boet. Anal. pr. 2, 8.