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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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conj.

P. and V. ἕως, ἐν ᾧ. Ar. and P. ἐν ὅσῳ, V. ἔστε (also Xen.).

For a while, adv.: P. and V. τέως.

For a long while: P. and V. μακρὸν χρόνος; see long.

It is worth while: P. and V. ἄξιόν ἐστι (or omit ἐστι) (with infin.).

v. trans.

While away: P. and V. τρίβειν, διάγειν; see spend.