Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for pi,39 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *pala/mai
Adler number: pi,39
Translated headword: palms
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] skills, hands.[1]
"O palms of mortals, O wretched generations of mankind, whose life is not moderate. This man, etc."[2]
Greek Original:
*pala/mai: ai( te/xnai, xei=res. w)= pala/mai qnhtw=n, w)= du/sthna ge/nh brotw=n, oi(=si mh\ me/trios ai)w/n. ou(=tos. kai\ e(ch=s.
Nominative/vocative plural of this noun, presumably extracted from the quotation given. See also pi 41, pi 48, and already epsilon 1939.
[1] cf. the scholia to Sophocles, Philoctetes 177 (see next note), and to Homer, Odyssey 17.231 (genitive plural).
[2] Sophocles, Philoctetes 177-180 (a lyric passage, quoted here with Doric forms Atticized). Some modern editors print Lachmann's conjecture qew=n ["of gods"] in place of the transmitted qnhtw=n ["of mortals"]. See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2010@01:00:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 August 2010@03:07:32.
David Whitehead on 26 August 2011@05:10:26.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 28 August 2011@01:50:42.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2013@04:04:57.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search