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Headword: Αἰνικτά
Adler number: alphaiota,223
Translated headword: riddling (things), (things) expressed in riddles
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones that are] unintelligible, hidden. "How riddling and unclear is everything you say to me."[1]
Greek Original:
Αἰνικτά: ἄγνωστα, κεκρυμμένα. ὡς πάντα γ' αἰνικτὰ κἀσαφῆ μοι λέγεις.
The headword is neuter nominative/accusative plural of this adjective, extracted from the quotation given.
cf. generally alphaiota 220, alphaiota 221, eta 386.
[1] An approximation of Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 439 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 January 2003@00:57:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 12 January 2003@05:21:12.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference and keyword) on 30 August 2006@00:57:37.
David Whitehead (augmented headword and note) on 30 August 2006@02:59:20.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 May 2012@05:56:19.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 15 May 2012@23:55:24.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 November 2015@04:16:46.


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