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Headword: *deu=r' i)/qi
Adler number: delta,286
Translated headword: come here
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "come here, so that you may weep." [The phrase is used] in reference to those calling in someone for [something] bad. He tells the slave to come close to the bed on which the master was lying, threatening to beat him.
Greek Original:
*deu=r' i)/qi: *)aristofa/nhs: deu=r' i)/q', i(/na kla/h|s. e)pi\ tw=n e)pi\ kakw=| tina e)pispwme/nwn. to\n pai=da/ fhsin plhsi/on e)lqei=n th=s kli/nhs, e)f' h(=s a)ne/keito o( despo/ths, tu/yein au)to\n a)peilw=n.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 58 (web address 1 below), with scholion -- the latter preceded here by comment which treats the phrase as proverbial.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 July 2002@10:33:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 9 September 2002@08:23:28.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; another keyword) on 19 June 2012@06:06:32.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 16 July 2016@17:25:00.


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