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Headword: Ὀλίγα ἄττα
Adler number: omicron,147
Translated headword: some few
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a certain few.
Greek Original:
Ὀλίγα ἄττα: ὀλίγα τινά.
Notes:
Same entry in other lexica; references at Photius omicron209 Theodoridis, where the editor cites nineteenth-century scholarship which linked these entries with ὀλίγ' ἄτθ' in Aristophanes, Wasps 55.
On the neuter plural indefinite pronoun ἄσσα -- here Attic ἄττα -- see alpha 4122, alpha 4304.
The phrase is also used by historians and Christian writers.
Keywords: Christianity; comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 October 2009@01:30:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 27 October 2009@04:18:02.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 24 June 2013@04:39:19.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 September 2014@15:09:40.

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