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Headword: Φθιμένης νυκτός
Adler number: phi,490
Translated headword: with night waning
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
That is, passing. "So also with the present night waning".[1]
Also [sc. attested is] φθίμενος , [meaning someone] having perished.[2]
Greek Original:
Φθιμένης νυκτός: τούτεστι παρελθούσης. ὡς καὶ τῆς νῦν φθιμένης νυκτός. καὶ Φθίμενος, φθαρείς.
Notes:
The headword phrase, extracted from the quotation given, includes the aorist middle participle of φθίνω , feminine genitive singular.
[1] Sophocles, Ajax 141 (web address 1), with scholion.
[2] The same participle in the masculine nominative singular, similarly glossed by Hesychius. (This addendum to the entry is lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 November 2010@23:42:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and notes; another keyword) on 25 November 2010@03:15:49.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2011@06:50:20.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 9 August 2011@09:00:17.
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