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SAPPHO FRAGMENTS: ὀ πλοῦτος ἄνευ ἀρέτας

Level One: Level Two: Level Three: Translation:

ὀ πλοῦτος ἄνευ ἀρέτας οὐκ ἀσίνης πάροικος

ὀ πλοῦτος, πλοῦτου - riches; 2, m. ἠ ἀρετή, ἀρετής - excellence, goodness, virtue; 1, f. ὀ πάροικος, πάροικου - neighbour; 2, m.

ὀ πλοῦτος, πλοῦτου - riches; 2, m. ἠ ἀρετή, ἀρετής - excellence, goodness, virtue; 1, f. ὀ πάροικος, πάροικου - neighbour; 2, m.

ἀσινής, ἀσινές - harmless; M, adj.

ὀ πλοῦτος, πλοῦτου - riches; 2, m. ἠ ἀρετή, ἀρετής - excellence, goodness, virtue; 1, f. ὀ πάροικος, πάροικου - neighbour; 2, m.

ἀσινής, ἀσινές - harmless; M, adj.

ἄνευ - without; prep. οὐκ - not, no; adv.

Wealth without virtue is no harmless neighbour,

δ᾽ ἀμφοτέρων χρᾶσις εὐδαιμονίας ἔχει τὸ ἄκρον.

ἔχω - to hold, have; i.v.

ἠ χρᾶσις, χρᾶσεως - use, employment, Attic χρῆσις; 3, f. ἠ εὐδαιμονία, εὐδαιμονίας - good fortune; 1, f. τὸ ἄκρον - peak, highest point; 2, n.

ἔχω - to hold, have; i.v.

ἠ χρᾶσις, χρᾶσεως - use, employment, Attic χρῆσις; 3, f. ἠ εὐδαιμονία, εὐδαιμονίας - good fortune; 1, f. τὸ ἄκρον - peak, highest point; 2, n.

ἀμφότερα, ἀμφότερον, ἀμφότερος - either; M, adj.

ἔχω - to hold, have; i.v.

ἠ χρᾶσις, χρᾶσεως - use, employment, Attic χρῆσις; 3, f. ἠ εὐδαιμονία, εὐδαιμονίας - good fortune; 1, f. τὸ ἄκρον - peak, highest point; 2, n.

ἀμφότερα, ἀμφότερον, ἀμφότερος - either; M, adj.

δέ - and; conj.

but otherwise the use of it holds the greatest of good fortune.

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