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Headword: Ὑποτείνει
Adler number: upsilon,611
Translated headword: induces
Vetting Status: high
"For looking on self-made sufferings, when no-one else had a hand in it, induces great pains." In effect, when no-one else participated and had a share; for the communion of sins brings consolation.
Greek Original:
Ὑποτείνει: τὸ γὰρ ἐσλεύσσειν οἰκεῖα πάθη, μηδενὸς ἄλλου παραπράξαντος, μεγάλας ὀδύνας ὑποτείνει. οἷον μηδενὸς ἄλλου συμπράξαντος καὶ μετασχόντος: ἡ γὰρ κοινωνία τῶν ἁμαρτημάτων φέρει τὴν παραμυθίαν.
Sophocles, Ajax 260-262 (web address 1), from which the unglossed headword comes, with comment from the scholia there; cf. tau 725.
For the verb cf. upsilon 612.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 25 October 2008@18:12:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and recast note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 October 2008@05:18:07.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@03:09:56.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2013@04:56:22.


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