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Headword: Sôphroneis
Adler number: sigma,883
Translated headword: you are being prudent
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning you have only just changed course, or you are speaking well. Aristophanes in Plutus [sc. uses the word].[1]
Greek Original:
Sôphroneis: anti tou molis estraphês, ê kalôs legeis. Aristophanês Ploutôi.
Notes:
The headword, drawn from the passage cited (n. 1), is present indicative active, second person singular, of the verb swfrone/w. For related words see sigma 882 and sigma 884 through sigma 894.
[1] Aristophanes, Plutus (Wealth) 1119, with comments derived from the scholia thereto.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: William Hutton on 16 March 2014@17:09:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 16 March 2014@23:38:12.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking; raised status) on 17 March 2014@04:53:37.

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