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Headword: *qauma/sas e)/xw
Adler number: theta,70
Translated headword: I am in wonder
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I wondered/marveled in Attic. "If you drew the words out [more], child, I am not in wonder."
Greek Original:
*qauma/sas e)/xw: a)nti\ tou= e)qau/masa *)attikw=s. ou)/t' ei)/ ti mh=kos tw=n lo/gwn e)/qou, pai=, qauma/sas e)/xw.
An approximation of what Theseus says in Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1139-1140, with comment from the scholia there.
For the idiom see LSJ s.v. e)/xw, B.IV (where this passage is cited).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 12 February 2008@22:12:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword, tr, note) on 13 February 2008@03:32:43.
David Whitehead (another note) on 15 February 2008@07:52:03.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2012@05:57:10.


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