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sex

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. γένος, τό, Ar. φῦλον, τό (Xen.).

The male sex: P. and V. οἱ ἄρσενες, τὸ ἄρσεν.

The female sex: P. and V. τὸ θῆλυ, P. θήλεια φύσις, ἡ, V. θῆλυς σπορά, ἡ, τὸ θῆλυ γένος.

Of the male sex, adj.: P. and V. ἄρσην.

Of the female sex: P. and V. θῆλυς, V. θηλύσπορος.

Great is your glory if you do not fall below the standart of your sex: P. τῆς . . . ὑπαρχούσης φύσεως μὴ χείροσι γενέσθαι ὑμῖν μεγάλη ἡ δόξα (Thuc. 2, 45).

Sparing neither age nor sex: see Thuc. 7, 29.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

sex: (also written VI., and in inscrr. SEXS; cf. Inscr. Orell. 3745), num. adj. cf. Sanscr. shash, Gr. ἕξ, Goth. saihs, Germ. sechs, Engl. six,
I six: sex minae, Plaut. Capt. 5, 2, 21: dies, id. Cist. 2, 1, 13: menses, Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 46; id. Ad. 3, 3, 42: sex aut septem loca, Lucr. 4, 577: suffragia, Cic. Rep. 2, 22, 39: sex et nonaginta, id. ib.: sex et quinquaginta milia passuum, id. Rosc. Am. 7, 19: decem et sex milia peditum armati, Liv. 37, 40: inter Bis sex famulas (= duodecim), Ov. M. 4, 220; Verg. A. 9, 272: sex septem, six or seven, Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 41; Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 58; v. septem, sex primi, sexprimi.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

sex,⁸ ind. (ἕξ), six : Cic. Rep. 2, 39 || sex, septem, six ou sept : Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 58.

Latin > German (Georges)

sex, Num. (altind. šát, griech. εξ, gotisch saihs, ahd. sehs), sechs, Cic. u.a.: sex et quinquaginta, Cic.: decem et sex milia, Liv.: sex aut septem, Lucr. u. Mart., od. s ex septem, Ter., Cic. u. Hor., sechs bis (oder) sieben: sex menses, sechs M., ein halbes Jahr (franz. six mois), Plaut. u. Liv. – / In Inschrn. oft sexs geschr., zB. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 7812 u. 10, 5500: vulg. six, Corp. inscr. Lat. 7, 80.

Latin > English

sex sextus -a -um, seni -ae -a, sexie(n)s NUM :: six