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Headword: *metame/lei
Adler number: mu,708
Translated headword: it is a matter of regret
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] perceives too late, becomes regretful.[1] "If already these things are a matter of regret to Antonius and he confesses that it is not from his heart to join in friendship and alliance with the Romans [...]."[1]
Greek Original:
*metame/lei: metanoei=, meta/melos gi/netai. ei) de\ h)/dh metame/lei tou/twn *)antwni/w| kai\ cunomologei= ou)k a)po\ qumou= ei)=nai fili/an kai\ summaxi/an *(rwmai/ois poih/sasqai.
The headword verb is probably (though not necessarily) extracted from the quotation given.
cf. mu 709.
[1] For a slightly different version of this quotation (a fragment from Arrian's Parthika) see already at eta 88.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: Max Eager on 7 July 2009@18:42:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 8 July 2009@01:39:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 July 2009@03:48:05.
David Whitehead (modified n.1) on 28 March 2011@08:16:44.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2013@07:34:29.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2013@00:01:19.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 17 August 2020@01:13:52.


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