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Headword: *loi/sqion
Adler number: lambda,762
Translated headword: last, remaining, ultimate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the final one.[1] Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'last day', [meaning] final [one].[2]
Greek Original:
*loi/sqion: to\ e)/sxaton. kai\ *loi/sqios h(me/ra, e)sxa/th.
cf. lambda 763.
[1] Neuter singular of this adjective (perhaps used adverbially: see LSJ), evidently quoted from somewhere, perhaps Sophocles, Ajax 468. A scholion on this verse glosses the word similarly.
[2] The phrase is not elsewhere attested, but Nonnus twice uses loi/sqios w(/rh "last hour" in his metrical Paraphrase of the Gospel of John.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 12 November 2008@10:46:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; cosmetics) on 13 November 2008@03:59:03.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@09:14:59.
Catharine Roth (expanded notes) on 20 June 2020@01:02:17.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 20 June 2020@01:30:27.


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