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Headword: Μεταχρονία
Adler number: mu,748
Translated headword: high in the air
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] she who/that which is being carried on high.[1]
"For what [is] an appropriate fee from you to me, if I teach you to fly high in the air on high over the sea?"[2]
Greek Original:
Μεταχρονία: ἡ εἰς ὕψος φερομένη. τίς γὰρ ἐμοὶ σέο μισθὸς ἐπάξιος, ἤν σε διδάξω ὑψοῦ ὑπὲρ πόντοιο μεταχρονίην ποτέεσθαι;
Notes:
[1] On this adjective see generally LSJ s.v., at web address 1 (wrongly presenting it, however, as a two-termination one). Its primary meaning there is 'later in time', but also registered is the sense appropriate here.
[2] Fragment of a fable in hexameters, included by Crusius in an appendix to his edition of Babrius, p. 218.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 September 2001@18:12:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 September 2001@06:34:53.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords; tweaking) on 19 May 2013@07:50:22.

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