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Headword: *)iou=, i)ou=
Adler number: iota,427
Translated headword: iou iou
Vetting Status: high
When i)ou= expresses joy, it has a circumflex accent.
Greek Original:
*)iou=, i)ou=: to\ i)ou= e)pi\ xara=s perispa=tai.
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Peace 317, where the headword phrase occurs.
LSJ s.v.: the scholiast claims that i)ou\ i)ou/ expresses woe, i)ou= i)ou= joy -- but no such rule is observed in manuscripts.
cf. iota 426.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 May 2006@22:29:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 2 June 2006@04:21:39.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2013@05:51:57.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 26 April 2016@10:42:46.


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