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Headword: Μετῄει
Adler number: mu,786
Translated headword: went after, went too late (?)
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] is too late or misses a share.
Greek Original:
Μετῄει: ἀφυστερεῖ ἢ ἀποτυγχάνει κλήρου.
Note:
This entry is not found elsewhere in lexicography. The imperfect tense of the headword (from μέτειμι , 'I go after, pursue') is glossed by present tenses and with meanings that do not belong to it. The word probably derives from a copyist's error in transcribing the correct gloss of μεταλαγχάνειν at the beginning of Plato's Gorgias, μετέχειν ('to participate'). See the fuller notes at mu 699, the entry from which this entry is surely copied.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 4 June 2003@19:05:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 5 June 2003@03:23:51.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2013@04:45:35.

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