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Headword: *)aliparh=
Adler number: alpha,1239
Translated headword: miserable, unfit for a suppliant
Vetting Status: high
Meaning wretched. Or importunate, out of which [sc. comes the idea that] we will importune [liparh/somen] him. Sophocles [writes]: "and from poor me, these things small but nonetheless wh' I have, give him: this miserable hair, and my girdle, not wrought with daintiness."[1]
Greek Original:
*)aliparh=: a)nti\ tou= au)xmhra/n. h)\ liparh=, e)c h(=s au)to\n liparh/somen. *sofoklh=s: ka)mou= talai/nhs smikra\ me\n ta/d', a)ll' o(/mws a(/xw, do\s au)tw=| th/nd' a)liparh= tri/xa kai\ zw=ma tou)mo/n, ou) xlidai=s h)skhme/non.
The headword, feminine accusative singular of this adjective, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Electra 450-452, with scholion; cf. alpha 4709, zeta 131.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 May 2000@13:56:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@03:59:07.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 20 June 2002@09:41:18.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes) on 6 February 2012@07:44:23.
David Whitehead on 9 May 2012@09:25:24.


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