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αἰτίᾱ, ἡ

reason, cause, responsibility

2

διανοέομαι

intend, plan

3

διάνοια, ἡ

intention, plan

4

νοῦς, ὁ

mind, sense

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οὐδέποτε

never

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Ποσειδῶν, Ποσειδωνός (voc. Πόσειδον; acc. Ποσειδῶ)

Poseidon

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πως

somehow

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φιλέω

love, kiss

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(Strepsiades wants his son, Pheidippides, to take a particular educational program) ΣΤΡΕΨ. Φειδιππίδη, Φειδιππίδιον.

STREPSIADES Pheidippides! Pheidippidikins!

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ΦΕΙΔΙΠΠΙΔΗΣ τί, ὦ πάτερ;

PHEIDIPPIDES What, father?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. εἰπέ μοι, ὦ υἱέ, ἆρα φιλεῖς με;

STR. Tell me, son, do you love me?

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ΦΙΔ. ἔγωγε, καὶ οὐ παύσομαι οὐδέποτε.

PHEI. I [do], and I don’t ever stop [loving you].

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἆρ’ αὔριον φιλήσεις με;

STR. Will you love me tomorrow?

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ΦΙΔ. νὴ τὸν Ποσειδῶ τουτονὶ τὸν ἵππιον, αὔριόν σε φιλήσω, καὶ οὐ παύσομαι οὐδέποτε.

PHEI. By Poseidon here, god of horses, I shall love you tomorrow and I shan’t stop ever.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. μὴ λέγε μηδαμῶς “τοῦτον τὸν ἵππιον,” ὦ παῖ —

STR. Don’t ever mention that horsey one, son ...

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... τῶν γὰρ κακῶν τῶν ἐμῶν ἐκεῖνος τὴν αἰτίαν ἔχει —

— for that one has the responsibility for my troubles —

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... ἀλλ’ ἄκουε, καὶ πείθου.

but listen and obey.

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ΦΙΔ. ἰδού, ἀκούω, καὶ πείθομαι καὶ πείσομαι ἀεί.

PHEI. Look, I am listening and obeying and I shall always obey.

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σὺ δὲ λέγε δή.

So speak then!

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τί κελεύεις;

What are you ordering?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. σμικρόν τι κελεύσω, ὦ παῖ, πάνυ σμικρόν τι.

STR. I shall order a small thing, my son, a very small thing.

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ἔχω γὰρ διάνοιάν τινα, καὶ διανοοῦμαι τι·

For I have a plan and I am planning something.

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ἀλλὰ πείσῃ;

Will you obey?

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ΦΙΔ. πείσομαι, νὴ τὸν Διόνυσον·

PHEI. I will obey, by Dionysus.

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μὴ φρόντιζε, πάτερ. (he immediately falls asleep)

Don’t worry, father.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἆρ’ ἤκουες;

STR. Were you listening?

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ἢ οὐκ ἤκουες;

Or weren’t you listening?

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ἢ μάτην λέγω;

Or am I speaking in vain?

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παύσω σε καθεύδοντα.

I’ll stop you sleeping.

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ΦΙΔ. (wakes up again) ναί. ἤκουον ἐγὼ καὶ ἀκούω ἐγὼ καὶ ἀκούσομαι.

PHEI. Yes. I was listening and I am listening and I shall listen.

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ἀλλὰ τί μοι ἔλεγες;

What were you telling me?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἔλεγόν σοι ὅτι διάνοιάν τινα ἔχω.

STR. I was telling you that I have an idea.

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ΦΙΔ. ἀλλὰ τίς ἡ διάνοια;

PHEI. What is your idea?

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τί ἐν νῷ ἔχεις, καὶ τί διανοῇ;

What have you in mind and what are you planning?

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ἆρ’ ἔλεγες;

Were you saying?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. οὐχί, ἀλλά σοι λέξω.

STR. No, but I will [tell you].

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ἴσως γὰρ αὕτη ἡ διάνοια ἡμᾶς παύσει πως ἐκ τῶν χρεῶν.

For perhaps this idea will stop us somehow from our debts.

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μέγα γάρ τι διανοοῦμαι.

I’m planning something big.

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ΦΙΔ. εἰπὲ δή.

PHEI. Tell [me].

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τίς ἡ σὴ διάνοια, ὦ πάτερ;

What is your plan, father?

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τί κελεύσεις;

What will you order?

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πῶς ἡ διάνοια σώσει ἡμᾶς;

How will the idea save us?

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πῶς παυσόμεθα ἐκ τῶν χρεῶν;

How shall we stop from our debts?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. σὺ δὲ ποιήσεις;

STR. You will do it?

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ΦΙΔ. ποιήσω νὴ τὸν Διόνυσον.

PHEI. I will do it, by Dionysus.

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αἰτίᾱ, ἡ

reason, cause, responsibility

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διανοέομαι

intend, plan

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διάνοια, ἡ

intention, plan

49

νοῦς, ὁ

mind, sense

50

οὐδέποτε

never

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Ποσειδῶν, Ποσειδωνός (voc. Πόσειδον; acc. Ποσειδῶ)

Poseidon

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πως

somehow

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φιλέω

love, kiss

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