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ἄιτιος, ᾱ, ον

responsible (for), guilty (of)

2

βαθύς

deep

3

βαρύς

heavy

4

βίος, ὁ

life, means, livelihood

5

γάμος, ὁ

marriage

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διαλέγομαι

converse

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δίκη, ἡ

lawsuit; penalty; justice

8

δίκην λαμβάνω (+ παρά + gen.)

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

9

διότι

because

10

δυστυχής

unlucky

11

εἰσφέρω

bring in, carry in

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ἡδύς

sweet, pleasant

13

ἵππος, ὁ

horse

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ὅλος, η, ον

whole of

15

οὐδεπώ or οὔπω

not yet

16

ὀφείλω

owe

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πατήρ, πατρός, ὁ

father

18

σχεδόν

near, nearly; almost

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τότε

then

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υἱος, ὁ

son

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χρήματα, τά

money

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(ὁ Στρεπσιάδης ὀλοφυρόμενος τυγχάνει διότι πολλὰ χρήματα ὀφείλει.)

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

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

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

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

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

25

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

STREPSIADES Alas, alas! O king Zeus!

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τὸ χρῆμα τῶν νυκτῶν, ὅσον ἐστι·

The length of the nights — how great it is!

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καὶ οὐδέπω ἡμέρα γίγνεται.

Day is not yet coming.

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

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

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

Alas unhappy me!

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ἀλλ’ ὕπνος βαθὺς οὐδέπω μ’ ἔχει.

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

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