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Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Contract: P. and V. συστέλλειν, συνάγειν.

Shrivel: P. and V. ἰσχναίνειν (Plat.); see waste.

V. intrans. Contract: P. and V. συνάγεσθαι, συστέλλεσθαι.

Fade: P. and V. μαραίνεσθαι; see waste.

Hesitate: P. and V. ὀκνεῖν, κατοκνεῖν, P. ἀποκνεῖν, Ar. and P. ἀναδύεσθαι

Shrink from: P. and V. ἀφίστασθαι (gen.), ἐξίστασθαι (acc. or gen.), ὀκνεῖν (acc.), V. ἐξαφίστασθαι (gen.). P. ἀποκνεῖν (acc.).

Shrink from (doing a thing): P. and V. ὀκνεῖν (infin.), κατοκνεῖν (infin.), φεύγειν (infin.), V. ἀφίστασθαι (infin.). P. ἀποκνεῖν (infin.).