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Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

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P. and V. γυνή, ἡ, Ar. and V. ἄλοχος, ἡ V. σύνευνος, ἡ, ἄκοιτις, ἡ, σύλλεκτρος, ἡ, εὖνις, ἡ, δάμαρ, ἡ, συνευνέτις, ἡ, συνάορος, ἡ, συνήορος, ἡ, ξυνάορος, ἡ, ὁμευνέτις, ἡ, σύζυγος, ἡ, εὐνάτειρα, ἡ, εὐνατήρ, ἡ, εὐνάτρια, ἡ, εὐνάτωρ, ἡ, εὐνήτειρα, ἡ, εὐνητήρ, ἡ, εὐνήτρια, ἡ, εὐνήτωρ, ἡ, ὄαρ, ἡ, γαμετή, ἡ.

take to wife, verb transitive: P. λαμβάνω, λαμβάνειν; see marry.

have to wife: P. and V. ἔχειν (Thuc. 2, 29, Dem. 949; Eur., Iphigenia in Aulis 701).

old wives' tales: P. γραῶν ὕθλος, ὁ (Plato, Theaetetus 176B); see also nonsense.

Translations

Abkhaz: аҳәса, аԥҳәыс; Afrikaans: vrou; Ainu: マチ; Akkadian: 𒁮; Albanian: grua; Alviri-Vidari: زینه‎; Ambonese Malay: maitua; Amharic: ሚስት; Arabic: زَوْجَة‎, اِمْرَأَة‎; Egyptian Arabic: زَوْجَة‎, مرات‎; Hijazi Arabic: زُوجَة‎; Armenian: կին; Aromanian: ãnveastã, sutsãlji, nicuchirã; Assamese: ঘৈণী, পত্নী; Asturian: muyer, esposa; Avar: лъади second; Azerbaijani: arvad, zövcə; Bashkir: ҡатын; Basque: emazte; Belarusian: жо́нка; Bengali: স্ত্রী, পত্নী; Betawi: bini; Breton: gwreg; Bulgarian: жена́, съпру́га; Burmese: မယား, ဇနီး; Catalan: dona, muller; Chechen: зуда; Chickasaw: imihoo; Chinese Cantonese: 妻子, 老婆, 太太; Dungan: чижын, чи, пәе; Hakka: 餔娘, 太太, 老姐; Mandarin: 妻子, 老婆, 愛人, 爱人, 太太; Min Nan: 某, 某囝, 家後, 牽手, 牽的, 太太, 查某人; Teochew: 某, 老婆; Chukchi: ӈэвъэн; Coptic Bohairic: ⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ; Sahidic: ϩⲓⲙⲉ; Cornish: gwreg; Crimean Tatar: apaqay, apay; Czech: manželka, žena, choť; Dalmatian: mojer, molier, mulir; Danish: hustru, kone, frue; Dutch: vrouw, echtgenote; Eastern Cham: ꨨꨕꨳꨪꩇ; Erzya: ни; Esperanto: edzino; Estonian: naine; Faliscan: uxo; Faroese: kona, vív; Finnish: vaimo, aviovaimo; French: femme, épouse; Friulian: femine, muîr, cristiane; Galician: esposa, muller, dona; Georgian: ცოლი; German: Ehefrau, Frau, Eheweib, Weib, Gemahlin, Gattin; Gothic: 𐌵𐌴𐌽𐍃; Greek: σύζυγος, γυναίκα, συμβία; Ancient Greek: γαμετή, δάμαρ, ὄαρ; Greenlandic: nuliaq; Guaraní: embireko; Gujarati: પત્ની; Hausa: matar aure; Hawaiian: wahine; Hebrew: אִשָּׁה‎, בַּת זוּג‎; Hindi: पत्नी, बीवी, गृहणी, भार्या, वल्लभा, वधू, स्त्री, गृहिणी, जाया, जनि, जन, जौजा, जोरू, घरवाली; Hungarian: asszony, feleség; Icelandic: eiginkona, kona; Ido: spozino; Indonesian: istri; Ingush: цӏен-нана; Interlingua: sponsa, sposa, uxor; Irish: bean, bean chéile; Old Irish: ben, séitig; Istriot: muier; Italian: sposa, moglie; Japanese: 妻, 家内, ワイフ, 奥さん, 奥様, 夫人, ご夫人; Javanese: rabi, bojo wadon, garwa putri; Kamba: kiveti; Kannada: ಪತ್ನಿ; Karachay-Balkar: юй бийче, юйдеги, къатын; Kazakh: әйел, жар, қатын; Khmer: ប្រពន្ធ, ភរិយា, ឃរណី; Kikuyu: mutumia; Korean: 아내, 집사람, 마누라, 와이프, 부인; Krio: wef; Kurdish Central Kurdish: ژن‎, خێزان‎; Northern Kurdish: jin, kebanî, xanim; Kyrgyz: аял, катын; Ladin: femena; Lao: ເມຍ, ພັນລະຍາ; Latgalian: sīva; Latin: uxor, nupta, femina, mulier, marita, coniunx; Latvian: sieva, dzīvesbiedre, dzīvesbiedrene; Lithuanian: pati, žmona; Lolopo: maerssor; Low German German Low German: Ehfro, Fro, Ehfru, Fru; Luganda: mukyala wange; Luhya: omkhasi; Lycian: 𐊍𐊀𐊅𐊀; Macedonian: же́на, со́пруга; Malagasy: andefimandry, tokantrano; Malay: isteri, bini; Malayalam: ഭാര്യ, ഭാര്യ, പത്നി; Maltese: mara; Manchu: ᠰᠠᡵᡤᠠᠨ; Manx: ben-phoost; Maori: hoa wahine, wahine, hoa rangatira; Marathi: नवरी; Megleno-Romanian: niveastă; Mongolian: гэргий, эхнэр; Mwani: muka; Navajo: hweʼesdzáán; Neapolitan: mugliera; Nepali: पत्नी; Norman: faume, bouônnefemme; Northern Ohlone: háw̄a; Norwegian Bokmål: hustru, kone, frue or; Nynorsk: hustru, kone, frue; Occitan: femna; Ojibwe: niwiidigemaagan; Old Church Slavonic Cyrillic: жена; Glagolitic: ⰶⰵⱀⰰ; Old East Slavic: жена; Old English: wīf, mæġþ, cwēn; Old French: fame, fam; Oriya: ସ୍ତ୍ରୀ; Ossetian: бинойнаг, ус; Pa'o Karen: မာ; Pashto: ښځه‎, زوجه‎, ورتينه‎; Persian: زن‎, زوجه‎; Plautdietsch: Wief; Polish: żona, małżonka; Portuguese: esposa, mulher; Punjabi: ਪਤਨੀ; Romani: romnyi; Romanian: soție, nevastă, muiere; Romansch: dunna, duonna, cunsorta, duna, donna; Russian: жена́, супру́га; Rusyn: жона́, жена́, ма́нжелка; S'gaw Karen: မါ; Sanskrit: पत्नी, भार्या, दयिता, जाया, वल्लभा; Santali: ᱨᱤᱱᱤᱡ, ᱮᱨᱚ; Sardinian: mugere, mullei, mulleri, mutzere, muzere; Scots: guidwife; Scottish Gaelic: bean-chèile, bean-phòsda; Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: жѐна, су̏пруга; Roman: žèna, sȕpruga; Sichuan Yi: ꀋꃀꀉꑳ; Sicilian: mugghieri; Sinhalese: බිරිඳ, භාර්යාව, පවුල; Slovak: manželka, žena; Slovene: žéna, soproga; Sorbian Lower Sorbian: žeńska, žona; Upper Sorbian: žona; Spanish: esposa, mujer; Sundanese: garwa, bojo, pamajikan; Swahili: mke; Swedish: hustru, maka, fru; Tagalog: esposa, babaeng asawa; Tajik: зан, завҷа; Talysh: ژن‎; Tamil: மனைவி, பெண்டாட்டி; Taos: łȉwéna; Tatar: хатын; Telugu: పెళ్ళాం, భార్య, ఆలి; Thai: ภริยา, ภรรยา, เมีย; Tibetan: སྐྱེ་དམན; Tigrinya: ሰበይቲ, ብዓልቲ ቤት; Tocharian A: śäṃ; Tocharian B: śana; Tupinambá: emirekó; Turkish: karı, avrat; Turkmen: aýal; Tuvan: кадай; Ugaritic: 𐎀𐎘𐎚; Ukrainian: дружи́на, жі́нка, супру́га; Urdu: بیوی‎, پتنی‎; Uyghur: خوتۇن‎; Uzbek: xotin; Venetian: mojer, mojere; Vietnamese: vợ; Volapük: jimatan; Walloon: feme; Welsh: gwraig, gwragedd; West Frisian: wiif, frou; White Hmong: pojniam; Wolof: jabar ji, iyawo; Yakut: ойох, кэргэн; Yiddish: ווײַב‎, פֿרוי‎; Yoruba: iyawo; Yucatec Maya: atan; Yámana: tuku; Zazaki: pir, cınék, xatun, khatun; Zealandic: vrouwe, wuuf; Zhuang: baz; Zulu: umka- 1a or 2a, inkosikazi, unkosikazi; ǃXóõ: tâa qáe