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Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

make trial or proof of: P. and V. πειρᾶσθαι (gen.), γεύεσθαι (gen.) (Plat.), Ar. and P. ἀποπειρᾶσθαι (gen.), Ar. and V. ἐκπειρᾶσθαι (gen.).

test: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν, Ar. and P. δοκιμάζειν, βασανίζειν.

show: P. and V. δεικνύναι, ἀποδεικνύναι, ἐνδείκνυσθαι, ἐπιδεικνύναι, P. τεκμηριοῦν, Ar. and P. ἀποφαίνειν.

bring home: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν.

prove oneself (a friend, etc.): P. and V. παρέχειν ἑαυτόν (acc.).

be proved (a friend, etc.): P. and V. ἐξετάζεσθαι, φαίνεσθαι, ἐκφαίνεσθαι (rare P.), Ar. and P. ἀναφαίνεσθαι.

be proved to have: P. and V. φαίνεσθαι ἔχων.

V. intrans. turn out: P. and V. ἐξέρχεσθαι, ἐκβαίνειν, P. ἀποβαίνειν, V. ἐξήκειν; see turn out.