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Headword: *)awri/ai
Adler number: alpha,2854
Translated headword: late, out-of-season
Vetting Status: high
Meaning inopportunely and not at the required moment. For a)/wra are [crops] being harvested at the wrong time. Aristophanes [writes]: "the prytaneis are coming, but late."[1]
"For it is not permitted for Babylonians to walk over a grave late."[2]
It also means darkness.
And Aelian [writes]: "since it was late, he was eager for the murder."[3]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "late of nights".[4]
Greek Original:
*)awri/ai: a)nti\ tou= a)kai/rws kai\ para\ to\n de/onta kairo/n. a)/wra ga\r ta\ para\ to\n kairo\n trugw/mena. *)aristofa/nhs: oi( de\ pruta/neis h(/kousin, a)ll' a)wri/a|. ou)k e)/cesti ga\r *babulwni/ois a)wri/a| ta/fon u(perbh=nai. shmai/nei de\ kai\ th\n skoti/an. kai\ *ai)liano/s: e)pei\ de\ a)wri/a h)=n, o( me\n e)pi\ to\n fo/non u(peqh/geto. kai\ *)awri\ tw=n nuktw=n.
Adler prints the headword as a)wri/ai; it should perhaps be a)wri/a|, as in the first two quotations below (but see next note). Cf. epsilon 1117.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 23 (where however a)wri/an rather than the Suda's a)wri/a| is the preferred reading: web address 1), with scholion.
[2] Iamblichus, Babyloniaca fr. 27 Habrich.
[3] Aelian fr. 84h Domingo-Forasté (part of 81 Hercher).
[4] With the related adverb a)wri/: three times in the First Tetralogy of Antiphon (2.1.4, 2.2.5, 2.4.5).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; biography; botany; comedy; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@12:17:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keywords) on 13 March 2001@06:04:48.
Joseph L. Rife (translation; note) on 10 September 2001@14:30:15.
David Whitehead (added keyword; restorative and other cosmetics) on 16 August 2002@05:29:45.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added one keyword and removed another; cosmetics) on 1 October 2005@17:29:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 21 March 2012@10:16:28.
Catharine Roth (coding, updated reference, upgraded link) on 8 April 2012@02:09:43.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@07:02:52.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 4) on 17 February 2017@01:52:38.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 17 February 2017@01:54:41.


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