⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'human being' from English to Greek
NOUN   a human being | human beings
SYNO homo | human | human being | ...
human being {noun}άνθρωπος {ο}
human being {noun}ανθρώπινο πλάσμα {το}
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Usage Examples English
  • He saw the human being as a perfect unity of soul and body.
  • For example, the biological half-life of water in a human being is about 9 to 10 days, though this can be altered by behavior and other conditions.
  • "Gnosis" in Orthodox Christian (primarily Eastern Orthodox) thought is the spiritual knowledge of a saint (one who has obtained theosis) or mystically enlightened human being.
  • Cleese described Basil as thinking that "he could run a first-rate hotel if he didn't have all the guests getting in the way" and as being "an absolutely awful human being" but says that in comedy if an awful person makes people laugh they unaccountably feel affectionate towards him.
  • In its broadest sense, fire is used by nearly every human being on earth in a controlled setting every day.
  • There is no grammatically required indefinite article: "homo" means either "human being" or "a human being", depending on the context, and similarly the plural "homoj" means "human beings" or "some human beings".
  • Lay responses to ELIZA were disturbing to Weizenbaum and motivated him to write his book "Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation", in which he explains the limits of computers, as he wants to make clear his opinion that the anthropomorphic views of computers are just a reduction of the human being and any life form for that matter.
  • Others, who regard the Buddha as simply an enlightened human being, see the dharma as the essence of the "84,000 different aspects of the teaching" (Tibetan: "chos-sgo brgyad-khri bzhi strong") that the Buddha gave to various types of people, based upon their individual propensities and capabilities.
  • In Buddhist doctrine, death functions as a reminder of the value of having been born as a human being.
  • Among the Saxons, a monetary value called a "weregild" was assigned to every human being and every piece of property in the Salic Code.
  • The Super Soldier Serum enhances all of his metabolic functions and prevents the build-up of fatigue poisons in his muscles, giving him endurance far in excess of an ordinary human being.
  • Chastity's importance in traditional Roman Catholic teaching stems from the fact that it is regarded as essential in maintaining and cultivating the unity of body with spirit and thus the integrity of the human being.
  • While there are ancient relations between the Indian Vedas and the Iranian Avesta, the two main families of the Indo-Iranian philosophical traditions were characterized by fundamental differences in their implications for the human being's position in society and their view of man's role in the universe.
  • In the standard version, a human judge engages in a natural language conversation with a human and a machine designed to generate performance indistinguishable from that of a human being.
  • Although every human being is invited to become a Christian, only those who have undergone the initiation into the Christian community through baptism can share in the "realistic" dying and rising with Christ.
  • Several projects aiming to create androids that look, and, to a certain degree, speak or act like a human being have been launched or are underway.
  • Each human being has the task to find a balance between these opposing influences, and each is helped in this task by the mediation of the "Representative of Humanity", also known as the Christ being, a spiritual entity who stands between and harmonizes the two extremes.
  • In contrast to traditional dictionaries, which are designed to be used by human beings, dictionaries for natural language processing (NLP) are built to be used by computer programs.
  • Now let "E" be the set of all human beings, and let "F" be the set of all living things over 1000 years old.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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