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prime

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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adjective

original: P. and V. πρῶτος.

excellent: P. and V. σπουδαῖος.

prime-mover: P. and V. ἡγεμών, ὁ or ἡ, P. ἐξηγητής, ὁ.

prime-mover in: P. and V. ἡγεμών, ὁ or ἡ (gen.), ἀρχηγός, ὁ or ἡ (gen.), P. ἐξηγητής, ὁ (gen.), V. ἀρχηγέτης, ὁ (gen.).

the prime mover in all this business: P., ὁ πάντων τούτων ἀρχιτέκτων (Dem. 1018).

substantive

prime of life: P. and V. ἥβη, ἡ, ἀκμή, ἡ, ὥρα, ἡ, P. ὥρα ἡλικίας, Ar. and P. ἡλικία, ἡ.

be in one's prime, v.: P. and V. ἡβᾶν, ἀκμάζειν.

Of things: P. and V. ἀκμάζειν.

in one's prime: use also adj., P. and V. ὡραῖος, V. ἀκμαῖος, χλωρός, θαλερός, Ar. and P. νεαλής, Ar. ὡρικός.

be past one's prime: P. παρηβηκέναι (perf. of παρηβᾶν).

he who is past his prime: V. ὁ ἔξηβος χρόνῳ (Aesch., Seven Against Thebes 11).

verb transitive

prepare a person: P. κατασκευάζειν.

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

prīmē: adv., v. primus.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

prīmē (primus), en première ligne, éminemment : Næv. Com. 1 ; Pl. *Mil. 794 ; Char. 211, 8 ; Prisc. Gramm. 3, 13.

Latin > German (Georges)

prīmē, Adv. (primus), besonders, vorzüglich, prime proba, Naev. com. 1: prime cata, Plaut. mil. 794 R. u. L. (Brix apprime cata): lac caprinum tonsillis prime medetur, Marc. Emp. 15. fol. 106 (b): caprini corii cinis ex oleo inlitus perniones prime abolet, ibid. 34. fol. 135 (a). Vgl. Charis. 211, 8. Prisc. 3, 13.