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Headword: *tw/s
Adler number: tau,876
Translated headword: so, as
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] thus.[1] "Lest I hate you as much, as now I have loved [you] exceedingly." Homer [writes this].[2]
And Sophocles [writes]: "as [they see] me falling self-killed, so self-killed may they perish [at the hands] of their dearest offspring."[3]
Greek Original:
*tw/s: ou(/tws. tw\s de/ s' a)pexqh/rw, w(s nu=n e)/kpagl' e)fi/lhsa. *(/omhros. kai\ *sofoklh=s: w(s e)me\ au)tosfagh= pi/ptonta, tw\s au)tosfagei=s pro\s tw=n fili/stwn e)kgo/nwn o)loi/ato.
[1] The headword is an epic/poetic demonstrative adverb, correlative with w(s.
[2] Homer, Iliad 3.415 (Aphrodite to Helen), with scholion.
[3] Sophocles, Ajax 840-2 (Ajax invoking the Furies against the Atreidae).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; mythology; poetry; religion; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 February 2014@22:20:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 22 February 2014@22:43:19.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics; raised status) on 23 February 2014@05:42:47.


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