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Headword: *dra=
Adler number: delta,1489
Translated headword: get done!
Vetting Status: high
Meaning "do!" In the imperative. Aristophanes in Birds [writes]: "you now get the other things done yourself!"[1]
Greek Original:
*dra=: a)nti\ tou= pra/tte: prostaktikw=s. *)aristofa/nhs *)/ornisi: su\ d' au)to\s h)/dh ta)/lla dra=.
[1] Aristophanes Birds 1163, with comments from the scholia. The headword is present imperative active, as is the gloss. The translation at web address 1 is, more colloquially but accurately (cf. delta 1488), "The rest is your business." See also delta 1507, delta 1510.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 6 March 2002@10:27:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 March 2002@13:38:51.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 7 March 2002@03:32:03.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, raised status) on 6 February 2005@19:25:07.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2012@07:47:30.
William Hutton (modified note) on 11 September 2013@08:44:04.


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