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Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most

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P. and V. χρεία, ἡ.

lack: P. and V. σπάνις, ἡ, ἀπορία, ἡ, ἐρημία, ἡ, P. ἔνδεια, ἡ, V. ἀχηνία, ἡ.

poverty: P. and V. πενία, ἡ, ἀπορία, ἡ, P. ἔνδεια, ἡ.

to roam in want: V. βιοστερὴς χωρεῖν (Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 747).

desire: P. and V. ἐπιθυμία, ἡ.

yearning for something absent: P. and V. πόθος, ὁ (Plato but rare P.); see desire.

wants, necessaries: P. and V. τὸ δέον, τὰ δέοντα.

for want of a little word I was left to wander in exile: V. ἀλλ' ἔπους σμικροῦ χάριν φυγὰς… ἠλώμην (Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 443).

verb transitive

lack: P. and V. σπανίζειν; (gen.) (also pass. in V.), ἀπορεῖν (gen.), P. ἐνδεῖν (or mid.) (gen.), V. πένεσθαι; (gen.).

be deficient in: P. and V. ἐλλείπειν; (gen.), ἀπολείπεσθαι (gen.), V. λείπεσθαι; (gen.).

require: P. and V. δεῖσθαι; (gen.), V. χρῄζειν; (gen.), χατίζειν (gen.).

wanting: use also V. κεχρημένος (gen.).

want besides, P. προσδεῖσθαι (gen.).

desire: P. and V. ἐπιθυμεῖν; (gen.), ἐφίεσθαι (gen.), ὀρέγεσθαι (gen.); see desire.

Absol. or with infin.: P. and V. ἐπιθυμεῖν, βούλεσθαι, Ar. and P. ἐθέλειν; see wish.

Dutch > Greek

want = γάρ

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