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Headword: Εὐθεῖαν
Adler number: epsilon,3490
Translated headword: straight
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] unhesitatingly. "The decision was to drive [him? them?] straight, as if to Seleukeia."[1]
And elsewhere: "he feared to kill him straight."[2]
Greek Original:
Εὐθεῖαν: ἀτρέπτως. εὐθεῖαν ἐδόκει ἐλαύνειν ὡς ἐπὶ Σελεύκειαν. καὶ αὖθις: ὁ δὲ κτεῖναι μὲν αὐτὸν ἐκ τῆς εὐθείας ἔδεισεν.
Notes:
For this headword -- an adjective in the feminine accusative singular (of εὐθύς , epsilon 3522), used adverbially -- see also epsilon 3491.
[1] Arrian, Parthica fr. 102.
[2] Quotation -- this time with the idiom ἐκ τῆς εὐθείας -- unidentifiable. (Adler suggested Aelian.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 30 January 2008@20:47:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and tr; notes; more keywords) on 31 January 2008@04:02:28.
David Whitehead (modified notes) on 15 February 2011@06:28:18.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2012@07:39:21.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 23 February 2016@04:52:38.
Catharine Roth (tweaked coding) on 31 January 2018@21:43:06.

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