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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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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, ὁμευνέτις, ἡ, συζυγός, ἡ, εὐνάτειρα, ἡ, εὐνήτρια, ἡ.

Take to wife, v trans.: P. λαμβάνειν; see marry.

Have to wife: P. and V. ἔχειν (Thuc. 2, 29, Dem. 949; Eur., I. A. 701).

Old wives' tales: P. γραῶν ὕθλος, ὁ (Plat., Theaet. 176B); see also nonsense.