Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for epsilon,586 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)ekpodw/n
Adler number: epsilon,586
Translated headword: out of the way
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive.[1] [Meaning] to avoid for a short time. Aristophanes [writes]: "this is the very man whom we seek. But come, everyone [get] out of the way."[2]
And elsewhere: "Argives and Thebans took a position out of the way."[3]
And [there is] a proverb: "when a man is suffering misfortune, his friends stay out of his way."[4]
Greek Original:
*)ekpodw/n: genikh=|. to\ pro\s o)li/gon xro/non u(postei/lasqai. *)aristofa/nhs: ou(=tos au)to/s e)stin o(\n zhtou=men. a)lla\ deu=ro pa=s e)kpodw/n. kai\ au)=qis: *)argei=oi de\ kai\ *qhbai=oi e)kpodw\n e)/sthsan. kai\ paroimi/a: *)andro\s kakw=s pra/ssontos e)kpodw\n fi/loi.
[1] cf. epsilon 587.
[2] Aristophanes, Acharnians 239-240, with scholion.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable in this precise form, but perhaps [DW] a version of Aelius Aristides, In reply to Plato on behalf of the four [sc. leading statesmen of fifth-century Athens] 181 Jebb. Discussing there the Greeks' response to the early stages of Xerxes' invasion, the rhetor uses the phrase *)Argei=oi d' e)kpodw\n h)=san, later adding that the Boeotians acted no better than the Thessalians (who had felt obliged to medize).
[4] Zenobius 1.90; already quoted at alpha 2190, and again at omicroniota 72 and upsilon 300 (q.v. note).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; proverbs; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 January 2007@00:54:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 January 2007@03:18:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 August 2012@06:49:46.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 9 August 2012@00:22:54.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.4; another keyword) on 22 November 2013@05:26:31.
David Whitehead (expanded n.3) on 10 December 2015@06:47:51.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 10 December 2015@17:47:58.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search