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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

support, prop: P. and V. ἔρεισμα, τό.

Met., V. ἔρεισμα, τό, στῦλος, ὁ; see also bulwark.

well, this too is a pleasant stay against hunger: V. ἀλλ' ἡδὺ λιμοῦ καὶ τόδε σχετήριον (Eur., Cyclops 135).

rope, forestay: V. πρότονος, ὁ.

sojourn: P. ἐπιδημία, ἡ.

spending one's time: P. and V. μονή, ἡ, διατριβή, ἡ.

putting off: P. and V. ἀναβολή, ἡ, V. ἀμβολή, ἡ; see delay.

hindrance: P. κώλυμα, τό, ἐμπόδισμα, τό; see hindrance.

verb transitive

halt: P. and V. ἱστάναι.

hinder: P. and V. κωλύειν, ἐμποδίζειν, ἐπικωλύειν; see hinder.

check: P. and V. κατέχειν, ἐπέχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν (rare P.); see check.

put an end to: P. and V. παύειν, περαίνειν; see end.

postpone: P. and V. ἀναβάλλεσθαι, εἰς αὖθις ἀποτίθεσθαι.

stay one's hand: P. and V. ἀπέχεσθαι, ἀφίστασθαι.

verb intransitive

halt: P. and V. ἵστασθαι.

wait: P. and V. ἐπέχειν; see also delay.

sojourn: Ar. and P. ἐπιδημεῖν.

dwell: P. and V. οἰκεῖν, κατοικεῖν; see dwell.

lodge: Ar. and P. καταλύω, καταλύειν, P. κατάγεσθαι.

remain: P. and V. μένειν, παραμένειν, ἀναμένειν, περιμένειν, Ar. and P. καταμένειν, P. διαμένειν, ὑπομένειν, V. μίμνειν, προσμένειν, ἀμμένειν.

interjection

P. and V. παῦε, ἐπίσχες, Ar. and P. ἔχε, V. παῦσαι, ἴσχε, σχές.

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