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rearing

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. τροφή, ἡ, παιδεία, ἡ; see also begetting. Rearing of children: P. παιδοτροφία, ἡ. Rearing of horses: P. ἱπποτροφία, ἡ. Debt due for one's rearing: P. and V. τροφεῖα, τά. Yet she would but pay to the dead the debt due for her rearing: V. καὶ μὴν τίνοι γʼ ἂν τῇ τεθνηκυίᾳ τροφάς (Eur., Or. 109).