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Headword: *ou)k e)s makra/n
Adler number: omicron,881
Translated headword: not at length
Vetting Status: high
Meaning swiftly.
Greek Original:
*ou)k e)s makra/n: a)nti\ tou= taxe/ws.
In the Greek 'not to a long', with a feminine noun such as o(do/s presupposed.
Same entry in Photius, Lexicon omicron649 Theodoridis, where numerous possibilities for the source of the phrase are listed (inc. Herodotus, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Lucian).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 December 2003@05:27:52.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 February 2004@22:10:03.
David Whitehead (added note and another keyword) on 8 October 2004@10:30:48.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2013@05:19:09.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2016@06:06:24.


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