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Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ -> What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761

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adjective

level, flat: P. ὁμαλός, ἐπίπεδος, V. λευρός.

smooth: P. and V. λεῖος.

simple: P. and V. ἁπλοῦς. P. εἰλικρινής.

candid: P. and V. ἁπλοῦς; see plain-spoken.

in plain speech: P. and V. ἁπλῶς. V. ὡς ἁπλῷ λόγῳ.

not beautiful, ugly: P. and V. αἰσχρός, P. μοχθηρός, V. δύσμορφος.

without device: V. ἄσημος.

without embroidery (of stuffs): P. λεῖος (Thuc. 2. 97).

easy to understand: P. and V. εὐμαθής (Xen.), σαφής, V. συνετός, εὐσύμβολος, εὐσύμβλητος, εὔσημος.

clear: P. and V. δῆλος, ἔνδηλος, σαφής, ἐναργής, λαμπρός, φανερός, διαφανής, ἐκφανής, ἐμφανής, περιφανής, Ar. and P. εὔδηλος, κατάδηλος, P. ἐπιφανής, καταφανής, V. σαφηνής, τορός, τρανής, Ar. ἐπίδηλος.

make plain: v.: P. and V. σαφηνίζειν (Xen.), διασαφεῖν (Plato), V. ὀμματοῦν, ἐξομματοῦν, ἐκσημαίνειν; see show, explain.

substantive

P. and V. πεδίον, τό, V. πλάξ, ἡ.

of the plain, adj.: P. and V. πεδιάς (Plato but rare P.), P. πεδιεινός.

gods that haunt the plain: V. θεοὶ πεδιονόμοι.