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reality

Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Real existence: P. οὐσία, ἡ.

Truth: V. and V. ἀλήθεια, ἡ, V. ναμέρτεια, ἡ; see ideal. In reality: P. and V. ἔργῳ, as opposed to λόγῳ, nominally. Such friends have the semblance not the reality (of friendship) who are not friends in time of trouble: V. ὄνομα γὰρ ἔργον δʼ οὐκ ἔχουσιν οἱ φίλοι οἱ μὴ ʼπι ταῖσι συμφοραῖς ὄντες φίλοι (Eur., Or. 454).