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Headword: *sigw=
Adler number: sigma,371
Translated headword: I am silent, I keep silence
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] I stop, and I become quiet.[1] "[He] keeps silence, but hates, and wants to have."[2]
Greek Original:
*sigw=: to\ katapau/w, kai\ siwpw=. siga=| me/n, e)xqai/rei de/, bou/letai d' e)/xein.
[1] Adler reports the same entry in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Ion [iota 487] fr. 44, Helen speaking. From a scholion on Aristophanes, Frogs 1425; cf. under sigma 511.
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; poetry; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 September 2012@01:31:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; more keywords; tweaking) on 23 September 2012@04:25:41.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@05:12:52.
David Whitehead (coding) on 25 May 2016@10:47:57.


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