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Headword: Ἶκταρ
Adler number: iota,277
Translated headword: close together
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] near.[1]
[Meaning] close by: it is said from arriving [ἐφ-ικνεῖσθαι ].[2]
And [there is] a proverb: "strikes nowhere near."[3]
This is said in dialect like διωλύγιον .[4]
Greek Original:
Ἶκταρ: πλησίον. ἐγγύς: εἴρηται δὲ παρὰ τὸ ἐφικνεῖσθαι. καὶ παροιμία: οὐδ' ἶκταρ βάλλει. εἴρηται δὲ κατὰ γλῶτταν ὥσπερ τὸ διωλύγιον.
Notes:
[1] The headword is a poetic adverb.
[2] More fully in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon (and Photius iota96 Theodoridis), explicitly on Plato, Republic 575C; see also the scholia there, and further, next note.
[3] Zenobius 5.55; scholion on Plato, Republic 575C, where the proverb is quoted (web address 1); see also omicron 825.
[4] From omicron 825; cf. delta 1233.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 April 2006@00:58:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 28 April 2006@03:07:02.
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