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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα -> Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

track: P. and V. ἰχνεύειν, μετέρχεσθαι, V. ἐξιχνεύειν. ἰχνοσκοπεῖν, ἐξιχνοσκοπεῖν (or mid.), μαστεύειν, μεταστείχειν, Ar. and V. ματεύειν.

see, perceive: P. and V. ὁρᾶν; see perceive.

trace in a person or thing: Ar. and P. ἐνορᾶν τί τινι, or τι ἔν τινι.

embroider: P. and V. ποικίλλειν.

draw, etc.: P. and V. γράφειν.

trace under: P. ὑπογράφειν (Plat., Prot. 326D).

trace in outline: P. σκιαγραφεῖν, ὑπογράφειν.

trace to, ascribe to: P. and V. ἀναφέρειν (τι εἴς τινα).

trace one's decent: P. γενεαλογεῖν.

both the families of Hercules and Achaemenes trace their descent to Perseus son of Zeus: P. τὸ Ἡρακλέους τε γένος καὶ τὸ Ἀχαιμένους εἰς Περσέα τὸν Διὸς ἀναφέρεται (Plat., Alci. I. 120E).

trace one's descent to Hercules: P. ἀναφέρειν εἰς Ἡρακλέα (Plat., Theaet. 175A).

I will trace back their lineage for you: V. πάλιν δὲ τῶνδʼ ἄνειμι σοὶ γένος (Eur., Heracl. 209).

subs.

P. and V. ἴχνος, τό.

track: V. στίβος, ὁ (also Xen.).

a trace of, met.: use P. and V. τι.

a trace of anger: P. and V. ὀργῆς τι; see jot.

so that not even a trace of the walls is visible: V. ὥστʼ οὐδʼ ἴχνος γε τειχέων εἶναι σαφές (Eur., Hel. 108).