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poor

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.

P. and V. πένης, ἄπορος, ἀσθενής (rare), V. ἀχρήματος, ἄπλουτος (Soph., Frag.), χρεῖος, ἀχρήμων. The poor: use also V. οἱ οὐκ ἔχοντες. Poor in: P. and V. ἐνδεής (gen.), P. ἐλλιπής (gen.), ἐπιδεής (gen.) (Plat.), V. χρεῖος (gen.). Be poor, v.: P. also V. πένεσθαι. Be poor in: V. πένεσθαι (gen.); see be deficient in, under deficient. Indifferent: P. also V. φαῦλος, μέτριος, φλαῦρος, εὐτελής. Mean, shabby: P. and V. κακός, φαῦλος, Ar. also P. μοχθηρός. Having poor soil: P. λεπτόγεως. Incapable: P. also V. φαῦλος, ἀφυής. Miserable: P. and V. ἄθλιος, ταλαίπωρος, δυστυχής. δυσδαίμων, Ar. also V. τάλας, τλήμων, V. δυστάλας; see miserable.