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Headword: *)odu/rw: *)odu/rwmai
Adler number: omicron,59
Translated headword: I bewail, I lament
Vetting Status: high
[sc. is attested];[1] but [present middle subjunctive] o)du/rwmai [is found] in place of future o)dorou=mai.
And Libanius [writes]: "but now the ash in silence I would bewail".[2]
Greek Original:
*)odu/rw: *)odu/rwmai de\ a)nti\ tou= o)durou=mai me/llontos. kai\ o( *liba/nios. nuni\ de\ th\n ko/nin sigh=| o)du/rwmai.
[1] Only in lexica in grammars, in this active voice; the norm is middle o)du/romai (omicron 60).
[2] Adler declares the passage unidentifiable, but a TLG search reveals it to be Orations 61.1, which actually has dakru/sw ["I will cry for"].
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 October 2009@06:13:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 October 2009@10:04:56.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 25 October 2009@04:58:44.
David Whitehead on 21 June 2013@06:51:43.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@08:27:57.


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