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Headword: Ἀποθάνωμεν
Adler number: alpha,3312
Translated headword: we would die
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aorist subjunctive.
Also [sc. attested is] ἀποθάνωμαι ["I would die"], likewise.[1]
And a combination.[2]
"When his father died, he paid back a lot of debts."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἀποθάνωμεν: αὐθυπότακτον. καὶ Ἀποθάνωμαι, ὁμοίως. καὶ σύνταξις. ἀποθανόντος αὐτῷ τοῦ πατρὸς ἀπέτισε πολλὰ χρήματα.
Notes:
[1] Aorist middle subjunctive: ἀποθνῄσκω normally has middle forms only in the future.
[2] What this means here is unclear.
[3] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 189 Zintzen (216 Asmus); quoted more fully at alpha 4174.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 February 2001@17:57:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 6 February 2001@03:44:28.
David Whitehead (added notes; restorative and other cosmetics) on 20 August 2002@09:17:54.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation and notes, added cross-reference) on 16 September 2010@00:30:52.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 2 April 2012@07:16:50.
David Whitehead on 27 August 2015@11:04:52.

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