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Headword: Ὑγιές
Adler number: upsilon,27
Translated headword: healthy, sound
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] useful, beneficial. "Not at all healthy for the city".[1]
Philoctetes [says]: "you, whose thoughts are neither sound nor free; you stole upon me, you hunted me, and took this boy whom I had never seen to be your shield. My equal, but too good for you!"[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑγιές: λυσιτελές, ὠφέλιμον. τῆς πόλεως ἐπ' οὐδὲν ὑγιές. Φιλοκτήτης: ὦ μηδὲν ὑγιὲς μήδ' ἐλεύθερον φρονῶν: οἷά μ' ὑπῆλθες, ὥς μ' ἐθηράσω, λαβὼν πρόβλημα σαυτοῦ παῖδα τόνδ' ἀγνῶτ' ἐμοί. ἀνάξιόν σου, κατάξιον δ' ἐμοῦ.
Neuter singular of this adjective, presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler, on no discernible basis, suggests Aelian.)
[2] Sophocles, Philoctetes 1006-1009 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; politics; tragedy
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 28 December 2008@16:23:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 28 December 2008@21:41:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 29 December 2008@04:20:04.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 29 December 2008@21:45:04.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, raised status) on 29 January 2011@23:29:00.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@08:05:49.


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