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Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη. Τὸ δὲ ἡττᾶσθαι αὐτὸν ὑφ' ἑαυτοῦ πάντων αἴσχιστόν τε ἅμα καὶ κάκιστον. → Τo conquer yourself is the first and best victory of all, while to be conquered by yourself is of all the most shameful as well as evil
Plato, Laws, 626e

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correct, true: P. and V. ἀληθής, ὀρθός, V. ναμερτής; see true.

fit, proper: P. and V. εὐπρεπής, πρέπων, προσήκων, εὐσχήμων, σύμμετρος, καθήκων, Ar. and P. πρεπώδης, V. προσεικώς, ἐπεικώς, συμπρεπής.

just: P. and V. δίκαιος, ἔνδικος, ὀρθός, ἴσος, ἔννομος, ἐπιεικής.

what is right, duty: see duty.

(it is) right, lawful: P. and V. ὅσιον, θεμιτόν (negatively) (rare P.), θέμις (rare P.), V. δίκη.

reasonable, fair: P. and V. εἰκός.

this too is right: V. ἔχει δὲ μοῖραν καὶ τόδε (Euripides, Hippolytus 988).

deserved, adj.: P. and V. ἄξιος, δίκαιος, V. ἐπάξιος.

be right, v.: P. and V. ὀρθῶς γιγνώσκειν.

hit the mark: P. and V. τυγχάνειν.

come right, v.: P. and V. ὀρθοῦσθαι, κατορθοῦσθαι, εὖ ἔχειν, καλῶς ἔχειν.

thinking that the future will come right of itself: P. τὰ μέλλοντα αὐτοματ' οἰόμενοι σχήσειν καλῶς (Dem. 11).

put right, v.: P. and V. ἐξορθοῦν, διορθοῦν, κατορθοῦν, ἀνορθοῦν, Ar. and P. ἐπανορθοῦν.

in one's right mind, adj.: P. and V. ἔννους, ἔμφρων; see sane.

right as opposed to left: P. and V. δεξιός.

the right hand: P. and V. δεξιά, ἡ.

on the right: P. and V. ἐν δεξιᾷ, Ar. and P. ἐκ δεξιᾶς, or use adj., V. ἐνδέξιος (Euripides, Cyclops 6).

to the right of you: V. ἐν δεξιᾷ σου (Euripides, Cyclops 682).

straight, direct: P. and V. εὐθύς, ὀρθός.

Adverbially: P. and V. εὐθύ, occasionally εὐθύς.

right out, (destroy, kill) right out: P. and V. ἄρδην; see utterly.

thinking there was a way right through to the outside: P. οἰόμενοι... εἶναι... ἄντικρυς δίοδον εἰς τὸ ἔξω (Thuc. 2,4).

right through, prep.: V. διαμπάξ (gen.) (also used in Xen. as adv.), διαμπερές (gen.) (also used in Plat. as adv.).

right angle: P. ὀρθὴ γωνία, ἡ.

at right angles: use adj., P. ἐγκάρσιος.


justice: P. and V. τὸ δίκαιον, θεμίς, ἡ (rare P.), P. δικαιοσύνη, ἡ, V. τὸ μἀδικεῖν, τοὔνδικον (Euripides, Fragmenta).

legal right: P. and V. δίκη, ἡ.

prerogative: P. and V. γέρας, τό; see prerogative.

rights: P. and V. τὰ δίκαια.

just claim: P. δικαίωμα, τό.

have a right to: P. and V. δίκαιος εἶναι (infin.) (Euripides, Heracles 142), Ar. and P. ἄξιος εἶναι (infin.).

by rights: use rightly.

put to rights: see put right, under right.

v. trans.

P. and V. ἐξορθοῦν, διορθοῦν, κατορθοῦν, Ar. and P. ἐπανορθοῦν.

set upright: P. and V. ὀρθοῦν.

guide aright: see under guide.

a ship strained forcibly by the sheet sinks, but rights again, if one slackens the rope: V. καὶ ναῦς γὰρ ἐνταθεῖσα πρὸς βίαν ποδὶ ἔβαψεν, ἔστη δ' αὖθις ἢν χαλᾷ πόδα (Euripides, Orestes 706).