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Headword: Êstha
Adler number: eta,586
Translated headword: you were
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[h)=sqa means the same as] h)=s, [i.e.] you existed.[1]
"For you were responsive to [my] prayers, then propitious for [my] travels."[2]
Greek Original:
Êstha: ês, hupêrches. êstha gar euchôlêisi katêkoos, entha keleuthois hilaos.
Notes:
[1] The headword is imperfect of ei)mi/, second person singular. (For the alternative form see eta 568.) Same entry in Hesychius eta884, where Latte claims the headword as quoted from Homer, Iliad 5.898.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.199.3-4 (Antiphilos of Byzantium), which has h)=sqa a second time instead of the Suda's e)/nqa.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 July 2006@22:35:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 31 July 2006@03:06:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 20 December 2012@06:38:49.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 17 September 2018@01:17:27.

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