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rooted

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Be rooted: P. and V. ῥιζοῦσθαι, P. καταρριζοῦσθαι. Rooted in earth: V. γῆθεν ἐρριζωμένος (Soph., O. C 1591). Be fixed: P. and V. πεπηγέναι (perf. of πηγνύναι). Met., stubborn, intractable: P. ἰσχυρός; see innate.