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Headword: Μὴ τεῖνε
Adler number: mu,991
Translated headword: don't stretch
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] don't make slow, don't delay, don't take time over.
Greek Original:
Μὴ τεῖνε: μὴ βράδυνε, μὴ διάτριβε, μὴ χρόνιζε.
Notes:
The headword phrase must be quoted from somewhere, probably Sophocles, Ajax 1040 (web address 1).
For this usage of τείνω see LSJ s.v., A.II.3.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 April 2008@11:32:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 7 April 2008@14:51:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 8 April 2008@03:01:46.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2013@05:01:22.

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