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tribe

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. ἔθνος, τό, φῦλον, τό, γένος, τό.

Division of people: Ar. and P. φυλή, ἡ.

Divided into tribes, adj.: V. ἐπιφύλιος (Eur., Ion. 1577).

Contemptuously crew: P. and V. ὄχλος, ὁ, γένος, τό, V. σπέρμα, τό (Eur., Hec. 254).

The whole tribe of prophets: V. τὸ μαντικὸν πᾶν σπέρμα (Eur., I. A. 520).