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Headword: Ἰή, ἰή, ἰή
Adler number: iota,218
Translated headword: ie ie ie
Vetting Status: high
It is an exclamation [of someone] expressing disdain. This being said [sc. here] signifies a long distance. For he says: "you are not going to be close to the gods."
Greek Original:
Ἰή, ἰή, ἰή: πρόσφθεγμά ἐστι καταφρονοῦντος. σημαίνει δὲ μῆκος τοῦτο λεγόμενον. φησὶ γάρ: ὅτου δὲ μέλλεις ἐγγὺς εἶναι τῶν θεῶν.
Aristophanes, Peace 195 (web address 1: reading ὅτι οὐδὲ instead of ὅτου ), with scholion.
See also iota 217.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 May 2006@22:26:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented note and keywords) on 21 May 2006@04:31:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 January 2013@04:31:24.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 January 2013@16:01:49.


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