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ring

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

circle: P. and V. κύκλος, ὁ.

for the finger: Ar. and P. δακτύλιος, ὁ.

signet-ring: P. and V. σφραγίς, ἡ.

hoop of a ring: P. and V. σφενδόνη, ἡ.

ring of people: P. and V. κύκλος, ὁ.

in a ring: P. and V. κύκλῳ, πέριξ (rare P.), ἐν κύκλῳ.

standing in a ring: use adv., P. and V. περισταδόν.

arena: P. ἀγών, ὁ.

enter the ring, v.: P. and V. εἰσέρχεσθαι, Ar. and P. καταβαίνειν.

verb transitive

See encircle.

ring money to see if it is good: Ar. κωδωνίζειν, Met., P. διακωδωνίζειν.

ring a bell: use P. and V. κροτεῖν.

verb intransitive

clash: P. and V. ἠχεῖν; (Plato), ψοφεῖν; see clash.

ring in the ears: V. βοᾶν ἐν ὠσί (Aesch., Pers. 605).

ring out terror: V. κτυπεῖν φόβον (Eur., Rhesus 308).

bells ring out terror: V. κλάζουσι κώδωνες φόβον (Aesch., Theb. 386).

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Dutch > Greek

ring = δακτύλιος, κίρκος, κορώνη, κρίκος, κύκλος, περίγραμμα, πόρκης, στέφανος

(Translation based on the reversal of Mijnwoordenboek's Ancient Greek to Dutch dictionary)