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Headword: *ti/ dai/
Adler number: tau,562
Translated headword: what indeed? how indeed?
Vetting Status: high
When the money-lender says, "Do I speak foolishly if I want to get my money back?," Strepsiades replies: "No way are you yourself in your right mind." The money-lender was adding, "How indeed?"
Greek Original:
*ti/ dai/: ei)po/ntos tou= daneistou=, lhrw=: ta\ xrh/mat' a)polabei=n ei) bou/lomai; tou= de\ *streyia/dou a)ntifh/santos: ou)k e)/sq' o(/pws su/ g' au)to\s u(giai/neis: e)pe/feren o( daneisth/s: ti/ dai/;
Aristophanes, Clouds 1274-5.
For the headword phrase see also tau 561.
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 February 2014@19:45:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 February 2014@05:10:07.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 August 2022@21:13:46.


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