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Headword: *)astakti/
Adler number: alpha,4219
Translated headword: not by drops
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Is an adverb meaning] dropping fast, with much weeping.[1]
"Escorting the corpse he wept not by drops."[2]
And elsewhere: "wailing not by drops we came away with the maidens."[3]
Greek Original:
*)astakti/: polustakti\, poludakru/tws. to\n nekro\n parape/mpwn e)/klaien a)stakti/. kai\ au)=qis: a)stakti\ de\ su\n tai=s parqe/nois ste/nontes w(martou=men.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] From the scholia on the Sophocles passage quoted below.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1646-7 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; tragedy; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2002@07:15:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note; cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@05:59:36.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 26 August 2002@06:51:52.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 25 April 2012@07:29:17.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 5 December 2015@00:47:37.


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