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tune

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. μέλος, τό, νόμος, ὁ.

In tune, adj.: P. ἐμμελής; see harmonious.

Out of tune: P. and V. πλημμελής, P. ἀνάρμοστος.

Sing out of tune, v.: P. ἀπᾴδειν (Plat.).

To the tune of: P. and V. ὑπό (gen.).

These men take bribes to the tune of 50 talents: Ar. οὗτοι μὲν δωροδοκοῦσιν κατὰ πεντήκοντα τάλαντα (Vesp. 669).

v. trans.

P. ἁρμόζειν (Plat.).

Met., see adapt.

A lyre that is tuned: P. ἡρμοσμένη λύρα (Plat.).

Tune up, strike up: Ar. ἀναβάλλεσθαι (absol).