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1

αἰών, -ῶνος, ὁ

age, eternity

The idioms and both mean "forever."

2

διδάσκαλος, -ου, ὁ

teacher

3

εὐθύς

immediately

4

ἕως

conj: until
preposition (gen): as far as

5

μαθητής, -οῦ, ὁ

disciple

6

μέν

on the one hand, indeed

Postpositive. Sometimes this word is untranslatable. It can occur as a correlative conjunction with δέ. In this case you can translate μέν...δέ as "on the one hand...but on the other." Usually in English you do not translate μέν and translate δέ as "but."

7

μηδείς, μηδεμία, μηδέν

no one/thing

Declines just like οὐδείς

8

μόνος, -η, -ον

alone, only

All adjectives can function adverbially. This word does so quite often, usually as an accusative neuter (μόνον).

9

ὅπως

how, that, in order that

10

ὅσος, -η, -ον

as great as, as many as

The initial ὁς retains the same form, but the second half of the word declines like the relative pronoun. For example, the nominative plural masculine is ὅσοι. This word is idiomatic; rely on context to help with a precise definition.

11

οὖν

therefore, then, accordingly

Postpositive.

12

ὀφθαλμός, -οῦ, ὁ

eye, sight

13

πάλιν

again

14

πούς, ποδός, ὁ

foot

πούς is declined like ἐλπίς, ἐλπίδος, except that in the nominative singular the omicron of the root lengthens to ου. The dative plural is ποσί(ν).

15

ὑπέρ + genitive

in behalf of

16

ὑπέρ + accusative

above