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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. σκιά, ἡ.

Darkness, gloom: P. and V. σκότος, ὁ or τό , see darkness.

Covering: P. στέγασμα, τό.

Phantom: P. and V. φάσμα, τό, εἴδωλον, τό, εἰκών, ἡ. φάντασμα, τό, V. σκιά, ἡ, ὄψις, ἡ, δόκησις, ἡ.

The shades, the under-world: P. and V. οἱ κάτω, οἱ κάτωθεν, V. οἱ νέρτεροι, οἱ ἐνέρτεροι, οἱ κατὰ χθονός; see dead.

The land of shades: P. and V. ᾍδης, ὁ.

In the shade, adj.: P. ἐπίσκιος, V. κατάσκιος; see shady.

Throw into the shade, eclipse, v.: Met., P. and V. ὑπερφέρειν (gen.), προὔχειν (gen.); see surpass.

Bring down, humble: P. and V. καθαιρεῖν.

v. trans.

Overshadow: P. and V. συσκιάζειν, P. ἐπισκοτεῖν (dat.), V. σκιάζειν, σκοτοῦν (pass. used in Plat.).

(We saw) the king himself holding his hand before his face to shade his eyes: ἄνακτα δʼ αὐτὸν ὀμμάτων ἐπίσκιον χεῖρʼ ἀντέχοντα κρατός (Soph., O.C. 1650).