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σκῆψις

Third declension Noun; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: σκῆψις σκῆψεως

Structure: σκηψι (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: skh/ptw

Sense

  1. a pretext, plea, excuse, pretence, pretence of, a plea, excuse for

Declension

Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • σκῆψισ γὰρ ἡ νόσοσ καὶ φυγὴ τῶν καθηκόντων ἔδοξεν. (Lucian, De mercede, (no name) 31:5)
  • ἀλλ’ ἐξάνοιγε μηχανὰσ τὰσ Σισύφου, ὡσ σκῆψιν ἁγὼν οὗτοσ οὐκ ἐσδέξεται. (Aristotle, Acharnians, Lyric-Scene, antistrophe 13)
  • ἐσ μὲν γὰρ ἄνδρα σκῆψιν εἶχ’ ὀλωλότα, παίδων δ’ ἔδεισε μὴ φθονηθείη φόνῳ. (Euripides, episode 2:2)
  • ἣ μὲν γὰρ ἁρπασθεῖσ’ ἑκοῦσ’ ἀπώλετο, σὺ δ’ ἄνδρ’ ἄριστον Ἑλλάδοσ διώλεσασ, σκῆψιν προτείνουσ’, ὡσ ὑπὲρ τέκνου πόσιν ἔκτεινασ· (Euripides, episode, anapests 4:5)
  • μόχθοσ γὰρ οὐδεὶσ τοῖσ νέοισ σκῆψιν φέρει. (Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, episode 6:19)
  • εἰ χέρσῳ ταφὰσ θεῖναι κελεύσει σ’, οὐδὲν ἡ σκῆψισ φέρει. (Euripides, Helen, episode, dialogue 17:27)
  • οὐδὲ γὰρ λόγοσ οὐδὲ σκῆψισ ἔθ’ ὑμῖν τοῦ μὴ τὰ δέοντα ποιεῖν ἐθέλειν ὑπολείπεται. (Demosthenes, Speeches, 8:2)
  • τοιάδε μέντοι σκῆψισ οὐ δόλον φέρει. (Aeschylus, Agamemnon, episode, anapests 5:12)
  • θαυμάζω γὰρ ἔγωγε, εἴ τίσ ἐστιν πρόφασισ παρ’ ὑμῖν ἢ σκῆψισ ηὑρημένη δι’ ἥν, ἂν ὑβρίζων τισ ἐξελέγχηται καὶ τύπτων, δίκην οὐ δώσει. (Demosthenes, Speeches 51-61, 27:3)

Synonyms

  1. a pretext

Related

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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