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shelter

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. σκέπη, ἡ (Plat.), σκέπασμα, τό (Plat.).

I have a secure shelter in this rock: V. ἐν τῇδε πέτρᾳ στέγνʼ ἔχω σκηνώματα (Eur., Cycl. 324).

want of shelter: P. τὸ ἀστέγαστον.

a shelter for the purple fishers: V. πορφυρευτικαὶ στέγαι (Eur., I.T. 263).

protection: P. and V. φυλακή, ἡ, σωτηρία, ἡ.

shelter from: P. and V. πρόβλημα, τό (gen.), V. ἔρυμα, τό (gen.), ῥύμα, τό (gen.), ἔπαλξις, ἡ (gen.), ἀλκή, ἡ προβολή, ἡ (gen.).

place of refuge: P. and V. καταφυγή, ἡ, ἀποστροφή, ἡ, V. πύργον, ὁ.

fly for shelter, v.: P. and V. καταφεύγειν.

place to lodge: P. and V. κατάλυσις, ἡ, V. ξενόστασις, ἡ.

Met., take shelter behind: P. προβάλλεσθαί, τι, προτείνεσθαί, τι (Lit., put something before as an excuse).

under shelter of: see under cover of, under cover.

v. trans.

P. σκεπάζειν (Xen.), P. and V. στέγειν (Xen.).

protect: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, διαφυλάσσειν; see protect.

shelter oneself behind: see take shelter behind, under shelter.