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suppliant

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

V. ἱκέσιος, ἱκτήριος, προστρόπαιος (rare P.), also with masc. subs. ἱκτήρ.

Importunate: V. λιπαρής.

Humble: P. and V. ταπεινός.

Suppliant attitude: V. ἕδρα, ἡ, θάκημα, τό.

subs.

P. and V. ἱκέτης, ὁ, V. προστρόπαιος, ὁ or ἡ, πρόστροπος, ὁ or ἡ, προστάτης, ὁ (Soph., O. C. 1171), ἀφίκτωρ, ὁ, προσίκτωρ, ὁ, Fem., V. ἱκέτις, ἡ.

Protecting suppliants. adj.: V. ἱκέσιος, also with masc. subs. V. ἱκτήρ.

Receiving suppliants: V. ἱκεταδόκος.

Approach as a suppliant, v.: Ar. and V. ἱκνεῖσθαι (acc.), V. προσικνεῖσθαι (acc.).

Bough of olive carried by suppliants: P. and V. ἱκετηρία, ἡ, θαλλός, ὁ, V. κλάδος, ὁ, ἱκτηρία, ἡ.