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Headword: Autophonôi
Adler number: alpha,4533
Translated headword: suicidal
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] killing oneself.[1] "For time, finding no other man so worthy of such a deed, entrusted it to his suicidal hand."[2] This is a reference to Ajax.[3]
Greek Original:
Autophonôi: heauton anelonti. tossês gar chronos allon epaxion anera tolmês ouch heurôn palamêi thêken ep' autophonôi. peri Aiantos ho logos.
The headword, dative singular of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
cf. generally alpha 4527.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.149.3-4.
[3] For whom see generally alphaiota 8.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; mythology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 September 2000@00:56:17.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Modified translation. Set status.) on 20 September 2000@00:39:05.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 January 2005@11:54:59.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaking) on 4 May 2012@04:24:58.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:38:02.


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