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Headword: *)oda/c
Adler number: omicron,28
Translated headword: by biting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] being bitten with the teeth.[1]
"'Hey, Diogenes, tell us, what fate took you to Hades?' 'A dog's bite took me.'"[2]
Greek Original:
*)oda/c: toi=s o)dou=sin e)ndedhxo/tws. *dio/genes, a)/ge, le/ge, ti/s e)/labe/ se mo/ros e)s a)/i+dos; e)/labe/ me kuno\s a)/grion o)da/c.
[1] The headword, an epic adverb, has the same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius omicron25 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.418 (where it occurs).
[2] Diogenes Laertius 6.79 = Greek Anthology 7.116; see also alpha 180, delta 1141. Here o)da/c seems (as noted in LSJ) to be used as a noun.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; philosophy; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 July 2009@23:03:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 5 July 2009@04:14:31.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 21 June 2013@05:02:45.


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