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Headword: Εἰδῶ
Adler number: iota,377
Translated headword: in order that you may know
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in order that you may learn. [The verb] εἰδῶ has a circumflex accent.[1]
Ἵν' εἰδῆτε ["so that you (pl.) may know" means] so that you (pl.) may learn. "But you will quickly pay the penalty for these things, not a long time [from now], in order that that you may know what the manner is of men quick to anger and just and bitter-looking."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἵν' εἰδῇς: ἵνα μάθῃς. Εἰδῶ περισπωμένως. Ἵν' εἰδῆτε, ὅπως μάθητε. ἀλλὰ τούτων μὲν τάχ' ἡμῖν δώσεις δίκην οὐκ ἐς μακράν, ἵν' εἰδῆθ' οἷός ἐστι τρόπος ἀνδρῶν ὀξυθύμων τε καὶ δικαίων καὶ βλεπόντων κάρδαμα.
[1] Subjunctive of οἶδα ; cf. epsiloniota 33. The headword phrase is evidently quoted from somewhere (perhaps Homer, Odyssey 2.111).
[2] Aristophanes, Wasps 453-5 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 May 2006@01:18:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 1 May 2006@04:51:24.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 January 2013@08:42:48.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 11 January 2013@23:12:04.


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