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Headword: *)=ara/ ge tou=t' a)=r' e)gw/ pot' e)po/yomai;
Adler number: alpha,3730
Translated headword: so will I myself ever see this, then?
Vetting Status: high
Meaning will I be so lucky [as to see it]?
Greek Original:
*)=ara/ ge tou=t' a)=r' e)gw/ pot' e)po/yomai; a)nti\ tou= eu)daimonh/sw.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 466, where the headword phrase occurs (web address 1 below).
Apart from the elucidation which the scholium provides, the main feature of interest in the line is its unparalleled combination of particles; see Dover ad loc.
Aristophanes, Clouds, edited with introduction and commentary by K.J. Dover (Oxford 1968)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 June 2001@00:23:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added bibliography and keyword; cosmetics) on 29 June 2001@05:42:31.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 April 2012@04:14:03.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 18 October 2015@00:27:56.


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