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Headword: *zh=
Adler number: zeta,48
Translated headword: live
Vetting Status: high
[zh= can be used] instead of zh=qi. Euripides [sc. does so].[1]
[It is] also [used] instead of ze/ei ["boils"]. "Pot boils, friendship lives": [a proverb] in reference to those who join in friendship at a dinner.[2]
Also [sc. attested is] zh=| ["lives"], meaning exists, is alive.
Greek Original:
*zh=: a)nti\ tou= zh=qi. *eu)ripi/dhs. kai\ a)nti\ tou= ze/ei. *zh= xu/tra, zh= fili/a, e)pi\ tw=n dei/pnw| sunio/ntwn ei)s fili/an. kai\ *zh=|, a)nti\ tou= u(pa/rxei, bioi=.
[1] That is, as an imperative: Euripides, Iphigeneia in Tauris 699 (web address 1).
[2] Zenobius 4.12, etc. (Or perhaps "Let the pot boil, let friendship live". Again at zeta 96. See generally Tosi [cited under alpha 378] no.439.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; proverbs; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 December 2003@01:07:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.2, and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 December 2003@03:23:45.
Ross Scaife ✝ (fixed betacode) on 10 December 2003@11:44:47.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 15 August 2012@03:46:20.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 November 2012@05:12:51.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 2 December 2012@00:52:23.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 24 March 2016@08:42:01.


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