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μοῖρα μείρομαι

I.a part, portion, Hom.
2.a division of a people, Hdt.
3.a political party, Lat. partes, id=Hdt., Eur.
II.the part, portion, share which falls to one, in the distribution of booty, Hom.; or of a meal, Od.; τοῦ πατρὸς μοῖρα one's patrimony, ap. Dem. various phrases, οὐδ᾽ αἰδοῦς μοῖραν ἔχουσιν has no part in shame, Od.; τέσσαρας μοίρας ἔχον ἐμοί filling the place of four relations to me, Aesch.'s portion in life, lot, fate, destiny, Hom., etc.; πεπρωμένη μ. Hdt.; μοῖρ᾽ ἐστι, c. inf., 'tis one's fate, Hom.; ἔσχε μοῖρ᾽ Ἀχιλλέα θανεῖν 'twas his fate to die, Soph.;— μ. βιότοιο one's portion or measure of life, Il.; ὑπὲρ μοῖραν (v. μόρος) id=Il.; ἀγαθῇ μοίρᾳ by good luck, Eur.; θείᾳ μοίρᾳ by divine providence, Xen. μόρος, man's appointed doom, i. e. death, Hom., Aesch.:— also the cause of death, Od.
IV.that which is one's due, Lat. quod fas est, κατὰ μοῖραν as is meet, rightly, Hom.; opp. to παρὰ μοῖραν, Od.; μοῖραν νέμειν τινί to give one his due, Soph.
2.respect, esteem, ἐν οὐδεμίᾳ μοίρῃ μεγάλῃ ἄγειν τινά to hold one in no great respect, Hdt.; ἐν μείζονι μ. εἶναι Plat.
V.with a gen. almost periphr., μ. φρενῶν, for φρένες, Aesch.; ἀνδρὸς μοίρᾳ προσετέθη it was accounted manly, Thuc.; ἐν πολεμίου μοίρᾳ as if he were an enemy, Dem.
B.Μοῖρα, as prop. n., the goddess of fate, the Roman Parca, Hom.; later, there were three, Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos, Hes.
II.Μοῖραι, of the Furies, Aesch.

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