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Headword: *)oi+zurh/n
Adler number: omicron,92
Translated headword: woeful
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] wretched, difficult.[1] In the Epigrams: "he found wealth for his children, warding off woeful poverty."[2]
Greek Original:
*)oi+zurh/n: talai/pwron, xaleph/n. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: eu(/reto paisi\n o)/lbon o)i+zurh\n w)sa/menos peni/hn.
The headword is an adjective, mainly poetic, derived from o)i+zu/s (omicron 93); cf. also omicron 91. The headword is its feminine accusative singular, quoted from somewhere; see further, next note.
[1] Feminine accusative singulars, the headword one possibly extracted from the epigram quoted (see next note), though more probably from Oppian, Halieutica 1.707; see the scholia there. (For another instance see Herodotus 9.82.3.)
[2] Greek Anthology 6.117.3-4 (attributed to Pancrates), the blacksmith Polycrates dedicates his tools to Hephaestus; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 155), and (vol. II, 445), and further excerpts from this epigram at alpha 246 and rho 81.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1965)
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 May 2002@21:12:22.
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David Whitehead (supplied reference) on 2 May 2002@03:49:06.
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David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 December 2005@09:25:06.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, raised status) on 4 December 2005@19:15:30.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 5 December 2005@03:14:30.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 23 June 2013@06:49:10.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, corrected line numbers, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keywords) on 14 October 2020@18:24:52.
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