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Headword: *oi(=os ei)=
Adler number: omicroniota,156
Translated headword: you are willing
Vetting Status: high
['you are willing'] and 'you are able'. The one without the [particle] te signifies you wish and you prefer, but the one with the te [indicates] ability. Lysias uses both.
Greek Original:
*oi(=os ei)= kai\ oi(=o/s te ei)=: to\ me\n xwri\s tou= te shmai/nei to\ bou/lei kai\ proh/|rhsai, to\ de\ su\n tw=| te du/nasqai. a)mfote/rois de\ *lusi/as e)xrh/sato.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., which is more specific: Lysias uses both in the same (lost) speech Against Lysitheos (fr. 159 Sauppe, now 211a Carey OCT). Cf. omicroniota 151, omicroniota 153.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 December 2000@09:52:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 17 August 2003@19:29:18.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 18 August 2003@02:50:08.
David Whitehead (updated note; tweaks) on 13 July 2011@04:23:40.
Catharine Roth (cross-references) on 28 March 2021@18:10:56.


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