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Headword: *zw/wn
Adler number: zeta,149
Translated headword: living
Vetting Status: high
A participle. [zw/wn is the same as] zw=n.
"While living you bring great shame on your mother, and you break the ancestral laws of your mighty fatherland."[1]
Greek Original:
*zw/wn: metoxh/. zw=n. zw/wn me\n se/o matri\ diampere\s ai)=sxos a)na/pteis kai\ kraterh=s pa/trhs pa/tria qesma\ lu/eis.
[1] Greek Anthology 9.397.3-4 (Palladas): read *spa/rths "of Sparta" instead of pa/trhs "of your fatherland": the Spartan mother prepares to slay her cowardly son. The next couplet is quoted at delta 1662.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; military affairs; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 January 2004@19:05:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 11 January 2004@05:37:33.
Catharine Roth (augmented note with a cross-reference) on 21 January 2004@00:58:48.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 23 January 2010@22:48:32.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 30 November 2012@09:22:53.


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