Definitions and translations for "hamartia"

Definition of hamartia

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1. The tragic flaw of the protagonist in a literary tragedy.
Creon's main and foremost hamartia was his excessive pride.
2. (Christian theology): sin
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English - English - hamartia

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n. tragic defect, terrible mistake which causes the destruction of the tragic hero (Greek Literature)

English - Spanish - hamartia

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s. error trágico, error de juicio (en la tragedia griega (hamartia)

English - French - hamartia

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n. erreur fatale; erreur tragique de jugement (dans la tragédie grecque)

English - German - hamartia

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n. Hamartia, tragischer Fehler, Fehler im Urteil (in der griechischen Tragödie)

English - Italian - hamartia

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s. errore tragico; errore di giudizio (nella tragedia greca)

English - Portuguese - hamartia

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s. incorreção trágica, erro de julgamento (na tragédia grega)

English - Russian - hamartia

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с. гамартия

English - Dutch - hamartia

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zn. tragische fout, fout in beoordeling (in Griekse tragedie)

English - Chinese - hamartia

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(名) 判断错误; 悲剧性的弱点

English - Chinese - hamartia

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(名) 判斷錯誤; 悲劇性的弱點

English - Japanese - hamartia

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(名) 判断の誤り; 悲劇的欠陥(ギリシア文学)
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