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Heraclitus, fr. 101B

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

subter: (also supter), adv. and prep. sub.
I Adv., below, beneath, underneath: navem in fugam transdunt subter saxa, Att. ap. Non. 155, 8 (Trag. Rel. v. 630 Rib.): terram fac ut esse rearis Subter item, ut supera, Lucr. 6, 537: partim quod supter per terras diditur omnis, id. 5, 268: aliam naturam supter habere, id. 5, 536: omnia haec, quae supra et subter, unum esse, Cic. de Or. 3, 5, 20; id. poët. N. D. 2, 42, 106: anulus subter adhaerens, Lucr. 6, 914: oculum subter premere, id. 4, 447: subter mediam fere regionem sol obtinet, Cic. Rep. 6, 17, 17.—Comp.: subterius (opp. superius), Isid. 16, 8, 4.—
II Prep. with acc. and abl., below, beneath, underneath, under (rare but class.).
   (a)    With acc.: cupiditatem subter praecordia locavit, Cic. Tusc. 1, 10, 20; cf. id. ib. 5, 1, 4: subter pineta, Prop. 2, 34 (3, 32), 67: subter fastigia tecti, Verg. A. 8, 366: agere vias subter mare, id. ib. 3, 695: subter imas cavernas, Ov. M. 5, 502: manu subter togam exserta, Liv. 8, 9: super subterque terram pugnare, id. 39, 4: subter murum hostium ad cohortes advehitur, underneath, i. e. close to the walls, id. 34, 20: latitudo Italiae subter radices (Alpium), Plin. 3, 19, 23, § 132; Stat. Th. 12, 711; Petr. 98.—
   (b)    With abl.: Rhoeteo subter litore, Cat. 65, 7: subter densā testudine, Verg. A. 9, 514.—
III In composition, subter, like sub, denotes underneath, beneath: subteractus, subterfluo, etc.; and also, transf., secretly, privately, clandestinely: subterduco, subterfugio. It is sometimes doubtful whether subter forms a compound with a verb, or is an adverb qualifying it.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

subtĕr,¹¹
    I adv., au-dessous, par-dessous : Cic. de Or. 3, 20 ; Nat. 2, 106 ; Rep. 6, 17 || subterius Isid. Orig. 16, 8, 4, plus au-dessous.
    II prép.
1 [avec acc.] sous : Cic. Tusc. 1, 20 ; 5, 4 || de dessous : Liv. 8, 9, 5 ; au pied des remparts] : Liv. 34, 20, 8
2 [avec abl.] sous : Catul. 65, 7 ; Virg. En. 9, 514.

Latin > German (Georges)

subter (von sub), I) Adv., unterhalb, unten, Lucr. u. Cic.: supra et subter (sunt), Cic.: extendi super omnia quae subter sunt, Augustin. – Compar., terminis aliis subterioribus, Grom. vet. 323, 2: subterius, weiter unten (Ggstz. superius), Isid. orig. 16, 8, 4. – II) Praep., unterhalb, unter, von unten hervor, nahe unter... hin, a) m. Acc., subter felicem arborem, Fab. Pict. fr.: cupiditatem subter praecordia locavit, Cic.: canis subter pineta Thyrsin, Prop.: subter murum hostium, Liv.: Ggstz. supra subterque terram, Liv. 39, 4, 9. – b) m. Abl., subter se, Cic.: Rhoeteo subter litore, Catull.: subter densa testudine, Verg. – / In der Zusammensetzung dient subter zur Bezeichnung des unterhalb, darunter, wie in subterfluo; u. übtr. des unter der Hand, des Geheimen, wie in subterduco, subterfugio.

Latin > English

subter ADV :: beneath (surface/covering); underneath, below; at lower level/in lower position
subter subter PREP ABL :: beneath, under (cover/shelter); towards/at base (of wall/clift); (usu. ACC)
subter subter PREP ACC :: beneath, under (cover/shelter); towards/at base (of wall/clift)