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Headword: *te/tta
Adler number: tau,364
Translated headword: tetta
Vetting Status: high
A younger friend's greeting towards an elder.
Greek Original:
*te/tta: prosfw/nhma newte/rou fi/lou pro\s presbu/teron.
See already under pi 255. Famously used by Diomedes [Author, Myth] when addressing Sthenelos in Homer, Iliad 4.412 (web address 1, quoted by Plato, Republic 389E), where the tone of voice actually needs to be brusque.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 December 2003@10:48:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 23 December 2003@22:53:22.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 March 2010@07:13:31.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2014@05:03:54.


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