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Headword: Θαυμάσας ἔχω
Adler number: theta,70
Translated headword: I am in wonder
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I wondered/marveled in Attic. "If you drew the words out [more], child, I am not in wonder."
Greek Original:
Θαυμάσας ἔχω: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐθαύμασα Ἀττικῶς. οὔτ' εἴ τι μῆκος τῶν λόγων ἔθου, παῖ, θαυμάσας ἔχω.
An approximation of what Theseus says in Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1139-1140, with comment from the scholia there.
For the idiom see LSJ s.v. ἔχω , B.IV (where this passage is cited).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 12 February 2008@22:12:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword, tr, note) on 13 February 2008@03:32:43.
David Whitehead (another note) on 15 February 2008@07:52:03.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2012@05:57:10.


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