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Headword: Νωμῶν
Adler number: nu,550
Translated headword: observing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] judging, examining. "O Teiresias observing everything" -- Sophocles [writes] -- "[taught and] unspoken, celestial and earth-treading".[1]
Greek Original:
Νωμῶν: κρίνων, ἐξετάζων. ὦ πάντα νωμῶν Τειρεσία. Σοφοκλῆς: ἄρρητά τ' οὐράνιά τε καὶ χθονοστιβῆ.
Notes:
The headword -- present participle, masculine nominative/vocative singular, of the epic/poetic verb νωμάω (for its full ranger of meanings see LSJ s.v.) -- is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 300-301 (abridged: cf. web address 1), with scholion. For Teiresias see tau 453.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 September 2008@06:55:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 1 September 2008@12:36:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 2 September 2008@03:03:16.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@03:21:37.

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