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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Discharge: P. and V. ἀφιέναι, μεθιέναι (rare P.), βάλλειν, ῥίπτειν, Ar. and V. ἱέναι, V. ἰάπτειν,

Hit with a missile: P. and V. βάλλειν, ἀκοντίζειν.

Hit with an arrow: P. and V. τοξεύειν.

Shoot down (with a javelin): P. κατακοντίζειν; (with an arrow): Ar. and P. κατατοξεύειν.

Absol., shoot with the bow: P. and V. τοξεύειν; with the javelin: P. and V. ἀκοντίζειν, V. ἐξακοντίζειν (Eur., Supp. 456, in Met. sense).

Your wisdom has shot its mind's bolt: καί σου τὸ σῶφρον ἐξετόξευσεν φρενός (Eur., And. 365).

Shot by an arrow: V. τοξευτός.

Shoot at, aim at: P. and V. στοχάζεσθαι (gen.).

With an arrow: P. and V. τοξεύειν (P. εἰς, acc., V. acc. alone or gen.).

Shoot out: Ar. and V. προβάλλειν.

Met., of words: see utter.

Shoot up: P. and V. ἀνιέναι, ἀναδιδόναι (Eur., Frag.); see emit; v. intrans. dart: P. and V. ὁρμᾶν, ὁρμᾶσθαι, ἵεσθαι (rare P.), φέρεσθαι, Ar. and V. ᾄσσειν (rare P.), V. ἀΐσσειν; see rush.

Of a star: V. ᾄσσειν (Plat., Rep. 621B), Ar. θεῖν (Pax. 839); see shooting.

Bud: P. and V. βλαστάνειν (rare P.), P. ἐκβλαστάνειν (Plat.).

Shoot ahead: P. προτρέχειν, P. and V. φθάνειν.

Shoot down, swoop down, v. intrans.: P. and V. κατασκήπτειν (rare P.); see swoop.

Shoot out, dart out: P. and V. ἐξορμᾶσθαι.

Jut out: P. and V. προὔχειν.

Shoot through: Ar. and V. διᾴσσειν (gen.) (Soph., Trach. 1083, Ar. absol.).

Shoot up, grow: P. and V. βλαστάνειν (rare P.), P. ἐκβλαστάνειν (Plat.), ἀναφύεσθαι (Plat.).


P. and V. πτόρθος, ὁ (Plat.), βλάστη, ἡ (Plat.), βλάστημα, τό (Isoc.), V. ἔρνος, τό (Eur., Med. 1213), P. φυτευτήριον, τό.

Met., offsring: see offspring.