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1

responsible (for), guilty (of)

ἄιτιος, ᾱ, ον

2

deep

βαθύς

3

heavy

βαρύς

4

life, means, livelihood

βίος, ὁ

5

marriage

γάμος, ὁ

6

converse

διαλέγομαι

7

lawsuit; penalty; justice

δίκη, ἡ

8

exact one’s due; punish (+ παρά + gen.)

δίκην λαμβάνω (+ παρά + gen.)

9

because

διότι

10

unlucky

δυστυχής

11

bring in, carry in

εἰσφέρω

12

sweet, pleasant

ἡδύς

13

horse

ἵππος, ὁ

14

whole of

ὅλος, η, ον

15

not yet

οὐδεπώ or οὔπω

16

owe

ὀφείλω

17

father

πατήρ, πατρός, ὁ

18

near, nearly; almost

σχεδόν

19

then

τότε

20

son

υἱος, ὁ

21

money

χρήματα, τά

22

(Strepsiades happens to be lamenting because he owes a lot of money.)

(ὁ Στρεπσιάδης ὀλοφυρόμενος τυγχάνει διότι πολλὰ χρήματα ὀφείλει.)

23

(For his son, being horse-mad, always takes much money.)

(ὁ γὰρ υἱός, ἱππομανὴς ὤν, πολλὰ χρήματα ἀεὶ λαμβάνει.)

24

(Now the son happens to be sleeping deeply, but the father cannot sleep) (lit.: sleep does not hold the father)

(νῦν δὲ τυγχάνει βαθέως καθεύδων ὁ υἱός, ὕπνος δ’ οὐκ ἔχει τὸν πατέρα.)

25

STREPSIADES Alas, alas! O king Zeus!

ΣΤΡΕΠΨΙΑΔΗΣ (yawning and groaning) ἰοὺ ἰού. ὦ Ζεῦ βασιλεῦ.

26

The length of the nights — how great it is!

τὸ χρῆμα τῶν νυκτῶν, ὅσον ἐστι·

27

Day is not yet coming.

καὶ οὐδέπω ἡμέρα γίγνεται.

28

See! My son is sleeping deeply and does not cease sleeping.

(turns round as he hears some loud snores) ἰδού, βαθέως καθεύδει ὁ υἱὸς καὶ οὐ παύεται καθεύδων.

29

Alas unhappy me!

(lies down again to try to sleep) οἴμοι τάλας.

30

Deep sleep does not yet come to (lit. “hold”) me.

ἀλλ’ ὕπνος βαθὺς οὐδέπω μ’ ἔχει.

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