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Headword: *swth/r
Adler number: sigma,874
Translated headword: savior, protector, deliverer, preserver
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] our God.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the feminine] *sw/teira ["saviour-goddess"]. "o light-bringing savior-goddess, stay in the lands of Pallas, Artemis, and give your sweet light to a man."[2]
Greek Original:
*swth/r: o( qeo\s h(mw=n. kai\ *sw/teira. *fwsfo/ros w)= sw/teir', e)pi\ *palla/dos e(/staqi klh/rwn, *)/artemi, kai\ xa/rien fw=s e(o\n a)ndri\ di/dou.
Notes:
[1] A Christian gloss; cf. under alpha 4413, sigma 481.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.267.1-2 (Diotimus); cf. kappa 1784. 'Pallas' should be Pollis.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Kyle Heath on 16 November 2005@21:30:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keywords) on 17 November 2005@01:54:12.
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented and modified notes) on 17 November 2005@03:32:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 May 2011@05:54:58.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2013@04:56:54.
David Whitehead (coding) on 26 May 2016@06:11:18.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 10 September 2019@12:20:39.

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