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φθόνος 1

I.ill-will, envy, jealousy, Lat. invidia, Hdt., etc.; φθόνον ἔχειν to feel envy or jealousy, Aesch.; but, also, to incur envy or dislike, Pind.; so, φθόνον ἀλφάνειν Eur., etc.:—c. gen. objecti, envy for, jealousy of, τῶν Ἑλλήνων φθόνῳ Hdt., etc.; but c. gen. subjecti, envy or jealousy felt by another, Eur., etc.:— in pl. envyings, jealousies, heartburnings, Isocr.
2.jealousy was ascribed to the gods, τὸν φθόνον πρόσκυσον deprecate their jealousy, Soph.
II.refusal from ill-will or envy, οὐδεὶς φθόνος, c. inf., said when you grant a request willingly, Plat.; so, ἀποκτείνειν φθόνος [ἐστί] 'tis invidious, I dare not tell, Eur.

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