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English translation: it can be : - a view of death / -ressembling death / - title of works / -a rock band

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20:59 May 16, 2001
Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
Greek term or phrase: thanatopsis
It's about death
Heidi
English translation:it can be : - a view of death / -ressembling death / - title of works / -a rock band
Explanation:
William Cullen Bryant wrote a work called "Thanatopsis", which is the beginning of natural supernaturalism.

Thanatopsis is also a band

Thanatopsis is derived from thanatos (death) and opsis (a view or semblence).

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Valentini Mellas
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Summary of answers provided
na +2it can be : - a view of death / -ressembling death / - title of works / -a rock band
Valentini Mellas
naΝεκροφάνεια
Eleni Zissi
naTHANATOPSISKon Vatskalis
naThanatopsisMarina Robb
naThanatopsis is a meditation on deathTelesforo Fernandez


  

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2 hrs
Thanatopsis is a meditation on death


Explanation:
You can use Thanatopsis in English also

Telesforo Fernandez
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1 day 23 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
it can be : - a view of death / -ressembling death / - title of works / -a rock band


Explanation:
William Cullen Bryant wrote a work called "Thanatopsis", which is the beginning of natural supernaturalism.

Thanatopsis is also a band

Thanatopsis is derived from thanatos (death) and opsis (a view or semblence).




    www2.pstcc.cc.tn.us/~jwilson/Thanatopsis.htm (the work)- www.chicago-music-scene.com/thanatopsis.html (band)
Valentini Mellas
Greece
Local time: 14:05
Native speaker of: Greek
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5 days
Thanatopsis


Explanation:
Literally means a the 'sight of death'. It could mean 'glimpse at Death'.

Thanatos = death + opsis = view, sight, aspect, appearance, thing seen.
In fact it works the same way as the English word as 'biopsy' (look at life)

Used as the title of a poem by W.C.Bryant


    Reference: http://www2.pstcc.cc.tn.us/~jwilson/Thanatopsis.htm
    Liddel and Scott's Lexicon www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/resolveform
Marina Robb
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5 days
THANATOPSIS


Explanation:
A word consisted of two Greek words: "thanatos - death" and "opsis- look" that can be translated as a condition resembling death or looking like death.

Kon Vatskalis
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50 days
Νεκροφάνεια


Explanation:
Νεκροφάνεια=nekrofania=death trance, death appearance (not reel death yet)

It is the case when somebody presents all the symptoms of the death but he is still alive (very rare but it happens)

Thanatopsis is not used in Greek



    Reference: http://www.in.gr/dictionary/lookup.asp?Word=%ED%E5%EA%F1%EF%...
Eleni Zissi
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Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
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