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strike

Ἐδιζησάμην ἐμεωυτόν -> I searched out myself
Heraclitus, fr. 101B

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

P. and V. κρούειν, τύπτειν, κόπτειν, πατάξαι (1st aor. of πατάσσειν), Ar. and V. παίειν (rare P.), θείνειν, ἀράσσειν; see also collide with.

strike with a missile P. and V. βάλλειν.

with a javelin: P. and V. ἀκοντίζειν.

be struck: P. and V. πληγῆναι (aor. pass. of πλήσσειν).

Met., strike (with fear, etc.): P. and V. ἐκπλήσσω, ἐκπλήσσειν.

be struck by, be astonished at: P. and V. θαυμάζειν (acc.).

strike (one), occur to (one): P. and V. παρίστασθαι (dat.) ἐμπίπτειν (dat.), ἐπέρχεσθαι, (acc. or dat.), εἰσέρχεσθαι (use. or dat.).

astonish: P. and V. θαῦμα παρέχω, θαῦμα παρέχειν (dat.).

strike a bargain, covenant: P. and V. συμβαίνειν; see covenant.

strike a coin: Ar. κόπτεσθαι.

strike a light.

rubbing stone against stone I struck with pain a dim light: ἀλλ' ἐν πέτροισι πέτρον ἐκτρίβων μόλις ἔφην' ἄφαντον φῶς (saph., phil. 296).

strike a treaty: Ar. and P. σπονδὰς ποιεῖσθαι, P. and V. σπένδεσθαι, V. σπονδὰς τέμνειν.

strike against: P. and V. πταίειν πρός (dat.); collide with.

strike down: P. and V. καταβάλλειν.

strike in, interrupt, verb intransitive: P. ὑπολαμβάνειν.

strike in return: Ar. and P. ἀντιτύπτειν.

strike on: strike upon.

strike out, erase: P. and V. ἐξαλείφω, ἐξαλείφειν, P. ἐκκολάπτειν.

strike out a new line: Ar. and P. καινοτομεῖν.

strike up (a tune, etc.): Ar. ἀναβάλλεσθαι (absol.).

strike upon.

the sound of trouble in the house strikes upon my ears: V. φθόγγος οἰκείου κακοῦ βάλλει δι' ὤτων (Soph., Antigone 1187).

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