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Headword: *au)tofo/nw|
Adler number: alpha,4533
Translated headword: suicidal
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] killing oneself.[1] "For time, finding no other man so worthy of such a deed, entrusted it to his suicidal hand."[2] This is a reference to Ajax.[3]
Greek Original:
*au)tofo/nw|: e(auto\n a)nelo/nti. to/sshs ga\r xro/nos a)/llon e)pa/cion a)ne/ra to/lmhs ou)x eu(rw\n pala/mh| qh=ken e)p' au)tofo/nw|. peri\ *ai)/antos o( lo/gos.
The headword, dative singular of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
cf. generally alpha 4527.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.149.3-4.
[3] For whom see generally alphaiota 8.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; mythology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 September 2000@00:56:17.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Modified translation. Set status.) on 20 September 2000@00:39:05.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 January 2005@11:54:59.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaking) on 4 May 2012@04:24:58.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:38:02.


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