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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Bare: P. and V. τετραίνειν, τρυπᾶν (Soph., Frag.), Ar. διατετραίνεσθαι. Wound: P. and V. τιτρώσκειν, τραυματίζειν; see wound. Prick: P. and V. κεντεῖν, V. χρίειν. Go through: V. διαπερᾶν, διέρχεσθαι (acc. or gen.); of an arrow, V. διαρροιζεῖν (gen.) (Soph., Trach. 558). Enter: P. and V. εἰσέρχεσθαι (εἰς, acc., or acc. alone in V.), εἰσδύεσθαι (εἰς, acc., or acc. alone in V.). Break: P. and V. ῥηγνύναι (in P. usually compounded), διαρρηγνύναι. Strike: P. and V. βάλλειν; see strike. Piercing his ankles through with iron points: V. σφυρῶν σιδηρᾶ κέντρα διαπείρας μέσον (Eur., Phoen. 26). Met., see through: P. and V. γιγνώσκειν, μανθάνειν, αἰσθάνεσθαι (acc. or gen.). Sting, pain: P. and V. λυπεῖν, δάκνειν. Pierced with: V. πεπληγμένος (dat.), P. and V. ἐκπεπληγμένος (dat.), ἐκπλαγείς (dat.).