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Headword: Ὄφρα
Adler number: omicron,1021
Translated headword: while, until, in order that
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] so that,[1] or as far as, or until,[2] or in order that.
Greek Original:
Ὄφρα: ὅπως, ἢ μέχρι, ἢ ἕως, ἢ ἵνα.
Notes:
Epic/poetic conjunction (final or temporal: see LSJ s.v.), correlative to tau 848. Same or similarly glossing in other lexica (references at Photius omicron719 Theodoridis), and see also notes below.
[1] cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 4.195.
[2] cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 15.23.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 June 2010@01:06:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 June 2010@04:09:48.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 August 2013@04:21:45.

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