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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. λόφος, ὁ, V. κλιτύς, ἡ.

Since the city lay on a slope: P. οὔσης τῆς πόλεως πρὸς λόφον (Thuc. 4, 110).

On a gentle slope: P. ἐν ἠρέμα προσάντει (Plat.).

v. intrans.

Of ground: P. ἐπικλινὴς εἶναι.

Generally, slope into a thing: P. νεύειν εἰς (acc.).