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Headword: *)=w lw=|ste
Adler number: omega,76
Translated headword: o finest (of friends)!
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] o best (of friends)!
Greek Original:
*)=w lw=|ste: w)= be/ltiste.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
Little semantic difference can be discerned between these two forms of address involving superlative adjectives; cf. generally lambda 738. For the headword version see e.g. Sophocles, Philoctetes 1170-1; Xenophon, Hellenica 4.1.38, Symposium 4.1; Plato, Gorgias 467B, Laws 638A, 789A, 968A.
Keywords: daily life; definition; historiography; philosophy; tragedy
Translated by: William Bubelis on 5 May 2000@23:19:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; modified note; added keywords) on 25 September 2002@04:26:28.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 31 October 2013@06:16:45.


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