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Headword: *thlwpo/s
Adler number: tau,501
Translated headword: far away, seen from afar
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] away from home.[1] Sophocles [writes:] "and even if now, far away, he keeps going after hostile enemies."[2]
Greek Original:
*thlwpo/s: e)/kdhmos. *sofoklh=s: kei) ta\ nu=n thlwpo\s oi)xnei= dusmenw=n qh/ran e)/xwn.
The headword, extracted from the quotation given, is a two-ending adjective in the masculine/feminine nominative singular; see generally LSJ s.v.
[1] The gloss -- from the scholia to line 564 of the quotation: see next note -- is also a two-ending adjective in the masculine/feminine nominative singular; cf. phi 738 (gloss) and see generally LSJ s.v.
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 563-4 (web address 1). Ajax (Aias Telamonius, cf. alphaiota 9 and see OCD(4) s.v. Aias) makes an unreassuring proposal to his wife Tekmessa (tau 246) that their son Eurysaces should have as his guardian Ajax's absent half-brother Teucer (OCD(4) s.v. Teucer(2)).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; military affairs; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 28 June 2012@23:03:13.
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Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 29 June 2012@00:45:36.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 June 2012@03:19:43.
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