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Headword: *)/age dh=ta
Adler number: alpha,180
Translated headword: hey there
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] come now, you there, over here.[1]
And [there is] an epigram addressed to Diogenes the Cynic: "' Hey, Diogenes, tell [us], what fate took you to Hades?' 'A dog's bite took me'".[2]
But the epigram [sc. illustrates the idiom] in short form.
Greek Original:
*)/age dh=ta: fe/re, ko/mize, deu=ro. kai\ e)pi/gramma ei)s *dioge/nhn to\n *ku/na: *dio/genes, a)/ge, le/ge, ti/s e)/labe/ se mo/ros e)s *)/ai+dos; e)/labe/ me kuno\s o)da/c. to\ de\ e)pi/gramma dia\ braxe/wn.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius alpha135 Theodoridis.
[2] Diogenes Laertius 6.79 = Greek Anthology 7.116; cf. again delta 1141, omicron 28. The original reads "a dog's savage bite" (kuno\s a)/grion o)da/c).
Keywords: biography; definition; philosophy; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Gregory Hays on 7 June 1999@11:32:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added cross-reference and keywords.) on 25 January 2001@01:34:50.
David Whitehead (modified translation and references; added keyword; cosmetics) on 25 January 2001@03:37:10.
Jennifer Benedict (beta-typo, title tagging) on 26 March 2008@02:00:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 27 March 2008@08:43:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 29 December 2011@06:26:24.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2013@06:06:59.
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