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Headword: *oi)=sqa
Adler number: omicroniota,173
Translated headword: you know
Vetting Status: high
[oi)=sqa] means [the same as] oi)=das. It is also pronounced without the sigma, but with the sigma (oi)=sqas) sometimes either for the sake of meter or in order to keep a consonant from clashing.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "you know [that you are] about to do what." Instead of poih/seis, "you will do," in Attic.[2]
And elsewhere: "you know that some clearing themselves in the law-courts or persuaded by some single misfortune have become philosophers merely from an oath or vow to God in the Platonic manner; a shadow would outstrip such men in speaking what is right."[3]
They also say e)/coisqa "you know well". Sophocles [writes]: "you also know from being present, with no one of his friends as guide, but himself leading all of us ..."[4]
Greek Original:
*oi)=sqa: a)nti\ tou= oi)=das. le/getai kai\ xwri\s tou= s, meta\ de\ tou= s pote\ h)\ dia\ me/tron, h)\ dia\ to\ mh\ sugkrou=sai su/mfwnon, oi)=sqas. *sofoklh=s: oi)=sq', w(s poih/swn. a)nti\ tou= poih/seis, *)attikw=s. kai\ au)=qis: oi)=sqa/ tinas e)n logisthri/ois a)podu/ntas h)\ pa/ntws a)po\ mia=s ge/ tou sumfora=s a)napeisqe/ntas e)n meshmbri/a| tou= bi/ou filosofei=n a)po\ mo/nou tou= to\n qeo\n o)mo/sai kai\ katomo/sai *platwnikw=s: ou(\s fqa/seien a)\n h( skia\ fqegcame/nh ti tw=n deo/ntwn. le/getai kai\ e)/coisqa. *sofoklh=s: kai\ su/ pou parw\n e)/coisq', u(fhghth=ros ou)deno\s fi/lwn, a)ll' au)to\s h(mi=n pa=sin e)chgou/menos.
[1] (cf. iota 123, iota 646, omicroniota 22.) Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius omicron150 Theodoridis.
[2] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 543 (web address 1), and scholion. Renehan (below) 5-6 comments on the future participle poih/swn here, which ought to be aorist imperative po/hson.
[3] Synesius, Epistles 154 (p.291a); cf. kappa 1085, phi 478.
[4] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1587-9 (web address 2).
Robert Renehan, Greek Textual Criticism: A Reader (Cambridge MA 1969)
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Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; law; meter and music; philosophy; religion; rhetoric; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 June 2005@22:04:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs and more keywords; cosmetics) on 21 June 2005@03:38:00.
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 21 June 2005@12:08:36.
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation) on 21 June 2005@18:52:34.
David Whitehead (restorative cosmetics) on 3 November 2008@03:17:31.
Catharine Roth (tweak, link, bibliography) on 9 March 2011@01:09:10.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 9 March 2011@03:19:30.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2013@05:02:04.


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