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Headword: *)/ay
Adler number: alpha,4722
Translated headword: back, backwards
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] again.[1]
"I hold [it] back, and again I stay near." In the Epigrams.[2] Meaning I pull against, I overturn.
Greek Original:
*)/ay: pa/lin. a)\y a)naseira/zw, kai\ pa/lin a)/gxi me/nw. e)n *)epigra/mmasi. a)nti\ tou= a)nqe/lkw, a)natre/pw.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.60, where this adverb occurs.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.240.2; see already alpha 2063.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Gabriel Bodard on 5 April 1999@13:33:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 14 June 2001@07:29:40.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 9 May 2012@10:29:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 27 November 2014@01:12:44.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2014@02:57:28.


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