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

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P. and V. ῥίζα, ἡ. Trunk: Ar. and P. στέλεχος, τό. Met., origin: P. and V. πηγή, ἡ, ῥίζα, ἡ. Beginning: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ. Family: P. and V. γένος, τό, V. σπέρμα, τό, ῥίζα, ἡ, ῥίζωμα, τό; see family. Root of a number: P. πυθμήν, ὁ (Plat.). Square root: P. δύναμις, ἡ (Plat.). End from which something has been cut: P. and V. τομή, ἡ. From small seed a great root may spring: V. σμικροῦ γένοιτʼ ἂν σπέρματος μέγας πυθμήν (Aesch., Choe. 204). Take root: P. ῥιζοῦσθαι (Xen.), καταρριζοῦσθαι (Plat.). Root and branch, utterly: use adj., P. and V. πρόρριζος (also Ar. rare P.), Ar. and V. αὐτόπρεμνος, or adv., V. πρυμνόθεν:see utterly.