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Γηράσκω δ᾽ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος -> I grow old always learning many things
Solon the Athenian

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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One who gives evidence: P. and V. μάρτυς, ὁ or ἡ.

Eye witness: P. αὐτόπτης, ὁ, ὀπτήρ, ὁ, P. and V. ἐπόπτης, ὁ, V. κατόπτης, ὁ; see spectator.

One taken to witness: use adj., V. συνίστωρ (also Thuc. 2, 74, but rare P.).

Without witness, unattested, adj.: P. ἀμάρτυρος, V. ἀμαρτύρητας.

(Do a thing) without witnesses: P. (πράσσειν) ἀμαρτύρως (Dem. 869).

Evidence: Ar. and P. μαρτυρία, ἡ, V. μαρτύρια, τά, μαρτύρημα, τό; see evidence.

Call to witness, v.: P. and V. μαρτύρεσθαι (acc.), Ar. and P. ἐπιμαρτύρεσθαι (acc.).

Protest: P. διαμαρτύρεσθαι.

He consenting thereto and calling the gods to witness: V. ὅδʼ αἰνέσας ταῦθʼ ὁρκίους τε δοὺς θεούς (Eur., Phoen. 481).

Bear witness: see under witness, v.

False witness: P. ψευδομαρτυρία, ἡ.

One who gives false witness: P. ψευδόμαρτυς, ὁ.

v. trans.

Behold: P. and V. ἀθρεῖν, θεᾶσθαι, θεωρεῖν; see behold.

Witness a document: see under sign.

Give evidence, bear witness: P. and V. μαρτυρεῖν, ἐκμαρτυρεῖν.

Bear witness to: P. and V. μαρτυρεῖν (τινί τι), ἐκμαρτυρεῖν (τι), P. ἐπιμαρτυρεῖν (τινί τι).

My husband needs none to bear witness to his renown: V. οὑμὸς δʼ ἀμαρτύρητος εὐκλεὴς πόσις (Eur., H. F. 290).

Bear witness in favour of a person: P. and V. συμμαρτυρεῖν (dat. of person, acc. of thing or absol.).

Bear witness against a person P. καταμαρτυρεῖν (gen. or absol.).

Bear witness besides: P. προσμαρτυρεῖν.

Bear false witness against: P. καταψευδομαρτυρεῖσθαι (gen. or absol.).

Bear false witness: P. ψευδομαρτυρεῖν.