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Τὰ πάντα ῥεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει -> Everything flows and nothing stands still
Heraclitus

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Nod: P. νεῦμα, τό, V. σῆμα, τό; see signal.

Signal for battle, etc.: Ar. and P. σημεῖον, τό, V. σῆμα, τό.

Proof, token: P. and V. σημεῖον, τό, τεκμήριον, τό, σύμβολον, τό, V. τέκμαρ, τό; see proof.

Signs in writing: V. συνθήματα, τά; see writing.

Portent: P. and V. τέρας, τό, φάσμα, τό, σημεῖον, τό, V. σῆμα, τό.

Omen from birds: P. and V. οἰωνός, ὁ, Ar. and V. ὄρνις, ὁ or ἡ, V. πτερόν, τό, Ar. and V. σύμβολος, ὁ (also Xen.).

Omen from sounds: P. and V. φήμη, ἡ, V. κληδών, ἡ, Ar. and V. φάτις, ἡ.

Heavenly sign: V. σῆμα, τό, σημεῖον, τό.

v. trans.

Sign (a document) and witness its being sealed: P. γράφειν καὶ συσσημαίνεσθαι (Dem. 928); see also seal.

Sign accounts (pass them): P. εὐθύνας ἐπισημαίνεσθαι (lit., seal).

Make a sign, signal: P. and V. σημαίνειν,Ar. and V. νεύειν.