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Headword: Antôidê
Adler number: alpha,2757
Translated headword: antode, response
Vetting Status: high
In the comic poets [it is] the antistrophe.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related adjective] a)ntw|do/n ["responsive"], [meaning] corresponding.[2]
"But often, like some echo, I struck up a clamorous, mocking harmony with responsive lips, now I fall down voiceless and tongueless and lie on the earth, having renounced my zealous mimicry".[3]
Greek Original:
Antôidê: para tois kômikois hê antistrophê. kai Antôidon, katallêlon. pollaki de krexasa poluthroon, hoia tis êchô, kertomon antôidois cheilesin harmonian, nun es gan aglôssos anaudêtos te pesousa keimai, mimêtan zêlon anênamena.
[1] See generally LSJ s.v.
[2] Masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective; either way, quoted from somewhere (other than the quotation about to be given, which has the dative plural).
[3] Greek Anthology 7.191.3-6 (Archias), epitaph for a jay; cf. Gow and Page (412-413); cf. alpha 271, alpha 2742, and kappa 1422.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1968)
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 November 2000@21:37:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 12 November 2000@10:58:42.
David Whitehead (augmented note; restorative and other cosmetics) on 15 August 2002@06:50:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 19 March 2012@07:44:54.
David Whitehead on 27 July 2015@10:24:41.
Catharine Roth (tweaked betacode) on 29 August 2015@17:57:53.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.3, added bibliography, added cross-reference, added keywords) on 5 November 2018@21:47:10.


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