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Headword: Οὐκ ἐς μακράν
Adler number: omicron,881
Translated headword: not at length
Vetting Status: high
Meaning swiftly.
Greek Original:
Οὐκ ἐς μακράν: ἀντὶ τοῦ ταχέως.
In the Greek 'not to a long', with a feminine noun such as ὁδός presupposed.
Same entry in Photius, Lexicon omicron649 Theodoridis, where numerous possibilities for the source of the phrase are listed (inc. Herodotus, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Lucian).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 December 2003@05:27:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 February 2004@22:10:03.
David Whitehead (added note and another keyword) on 8 October 2004@10:30:48.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2013@05:19:09.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2016@06:06:24.


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