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war

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. πόλεμος, ὁ, Ar. and V. Ἄρης, ὁ (α, rarely α); see hostility.

The Persian War: P. τὰ Μηδικά (Thuc. 1, 97).

Of war, adj.: P. πολεμικός, Ar. and P. πολεμιστήριος, V. ἀρείφατος.

War chariot, subs.; P. ἅρμα πολεμιστήριον (Plat.).

Ship of war: P. and V. ναῦς μακρά, ἡ, P. πλοῖον μακρόν, τό.

Wage war, v.: P. and V. πολεμεῖν; see war, v.

Wage war against: P. and V. πολεμεῖν (dat., or πρός, acc.), P. ἀντιπολεμεῖν (dat. or absol.), προσπολεμεῖν (absol.).

Desire war: P. πολεμησείειν.

Join in waging war: P. συμπολεμεῖν (absol., or with dat., or μετά, gen.).

Go to war: P. εἰς πόλεμον καθίστασθαι; see take the field, under field.

Crush by war: P. καταπολεμεῖν (acc.).

More difficult to make war upon: P. χαλεπώτεροι προσπολεμεῖν (Thuc. 7, 51).

Take prisoner in war: P. ζωγρεῖν (acc.).

Prisoner of war: see adj., P. and V. αἰχμάλωτος, V. δουρίληπτος, δορίκτητος, δῃάλωτος, P. δοριάλωτος (Isoc.); see under prisoner.

v. intrans.

P. and V. πολεμεῖν, V. αἰχμάζειν.

War with: P. and V. πολεμεῖν (dat., or πρός, acc.); see wage war against, under war, subs.

Contend with: P. and V. μάχεσθαι (dat., or πρός, acc.); see contend.