# twice

Ὦ 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)

**adv.**

P. and V. δίς.

**Twice as large as**: Ar. and P. διπλάσιος (gen.).

**Twice as well**: P. διπλασίῳ ἄμεινον.

**Twice as great**, or **twice as much**, adj.: P. δὶς τοσοῦτος (Thuc. 6, 37), V. δὶς τόσος.

**Twice as much**, adv.: V. δὶς τόσως, Ar. διπλασίως μᾶλλον (Ar. 1578).

**Your father's house, glorious before, you have now made twice as glorious**: V. πατρὸς δὲ καὶ πρὶν εὐκλεᾶ δόμον νῦν δὶς τόσως ἔθηκας εὐκλεέστεραν (Eur., *Rhes.* 159).

**Surely these troubles are twice as many instead of single**: V. ἆρʼ ἐστι ταῦτα δὶς τόσʼ ἐξ ἁπλῶν κακά; (Soph., *Aj.* 277).

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