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ἀμαθής, ές

ignorant

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ἄρα

then, in that case (inferring)

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γέρων (γεροντ- ), ὁ

old man

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γνώμη, ἡ

mind, purpose, judgment, plan

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δεξιός, ᾱ́, όν

right (as opposed to left)

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δεξιᾱ́, ἡ

right hand

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δῆτα

then

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δράω (δρᾱς- )

do, act

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εἰ

if, whether

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ἐμαυτόν

myself

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ἔτερος, ᾱ, ον

one (or the other) of two

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ἥττων, ἧττον, (ἡττον- )

lesser, weaker

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κλέπτω

steal

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κρείττων, κρείττον (κρειττον- )

stronger, greater

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οὗτος

hey there! hey you! (lit: this)

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πάνυ

very (much); at all

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πότερος, ᾱ, ον

which (of two)

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σελήνη, ἡ

moon

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σός, σή, σόν

your (when “you” is singular)

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τήμερον

today

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χρήσιμος, η, ον

useful, profitable

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἀλλ’ ὦ Σωκρατίδιον, τί οὐ καταβαίνεις;

STREPSIADES: But, Socratikins, why don’t you come down?

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ἦλθον γὰρ ἐγὼ εἰς τὸ φροντιστήτιον διότι, χρήματα πολλὰ ὀφείλων, ὑπόχρεώς εἰμι.

For I have come into the thinkery because, owing much money, I am in debt.

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ΣΩΚ. ἀλλὰ πῶς ὑπόχρεως ἐγένου;

SOCRATES But how did you become a debtor?

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πῶς τοῦτο πάσχεις;

How do you suffer this?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἔλαθον ἐμαυτὸν ἱππομανῆ τὸν ὑιὸν ἔχων.

STR. I escaped my own notice having a horse-mad son.

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ὑπόχρεως οὖν ἐγενόμην.

So I became a debtor.

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καὶ τοῦτο ἔπαθον διὰ τὴν ἱππικὴν καὶ διὰ τὸν ἐμὸν υἱόν.

And I suffered this through horse-fever and my son.

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ἀεὶ γὰρ δίκας λαμβάνουσιν οἱ χρῆσται, καὶ εἰ μή τι ποιήσω, εἰς ἀεὶ λήψονται.

For my creditors always exact justice, and unless I do something they will always exact [justice].

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δίδασκε οὖν με τὸν ἕτερον τῶν σῶν λόγων.

So teach me one of your arguments.

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ΣΩΚ. τὸν ἔτερον τῶν ἐμῶν λόγων;

SOC. One of my arguments?

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πότερον λέγεις;

Which do you mean?

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τὸν κρείττονα ἢ τὸν ἥττονα;

The greater or the lesser?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. τὸν ἄδικον λέγω, τὸν ἥττονα, τὸν τὰ χρέα παύοντα.

STR. I mean the unjust one, the lesser, the one stopping debts.

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οὗτος γὰρ ὁ λόγος τὰς δίκας νικήσει, ὁ κτρείττων δ’ οὔ.

For this argument will win lawsuits, the greater won’t.

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τί δράσω;

What shall I do?

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ΣΩΚ. (points to the couch) ὅ τι; πρῶτον μὲν κατακλίνηθι ἐπὶ τῆς κλίνης.

SOC. What? First lie down on the couch.

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ἔπειτα ἐκφρόντιζέ τι τῶν σεαυτοῦ πραγμάτων.

Then think out some way out of your affairs.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. (sees the bugs) κακοδαίμων ἐγώ. δίκην γὰρ λήψονται οἱ κόρεις τήμερον.

STR. Alas for me! The bedbugs will exact their penalty today.

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(He lies down and there is a long pause) ΣΩΚ. οὗτος τί ποιεῖς;

SOC. You there, what are you doing?

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οὐχί φροντίζεις;

Aren’t you thinking?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἐγώ; νή τὸν Ποσειδῶ.

STR. I? [Yes] by Poseidon.

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ΣΩΚ. καὶ δί δῆτ’ ἐφρόντισας;

SOC. And what did you think?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. εἰ ἄρα λήσω τοὺς κόρεις, τοὺς δάκνοντας ἐμὲ δεινῶς.

STR. Whether I shall escape the bedbugs, which are biting me terribly.

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ΣΩΚ. (with annoyance) οὐδὲν λέγεις.

SOC. You are talking rubbish.

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(another long pause) ἀλλὰ σιγᾷ ὅ ἄνθρωπος.

But the fellow’s silent.

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τί δρᾷ οὗτος;

What’s he doing?

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(τὸν Στρεψιάδη προσαγορεύει.)

(He addresses Strepsiades)

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οὗτος, καθεύδεις;

You there, are you asleep?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. μὰ τὸν Ἀπόλλω, ἐγὼ μὲν οὔ.

STR. By Apollo, I am not.

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ΣΩΚ. ἔχεις τι;

SOC. Do you have something?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. μὰ Δι’ οὐ δῆτ’ ἔγωγε.

STR. By Zeus, I haven’t.

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ΣΩΚ. οὐδὲν πάνυ;

SOC. Nothing at all?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. τὸ πέος ἔχω ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ.

STR. I have my penis in my hand.

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ΣΩΚ. εἰς κόρακας. μὴ παῖζε, ὦ ’νθρωπε.

SOC. To hell with you! Don’t joke, fellow.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. (after a long pause) ὦ Σωκρατίδιον.

STR. Socratikins!

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ΣΩΚ. τί, ὦ γέρον.

SOC. What, old man?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἔχω γνώμην τινά.

STR. I have an idea.

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ΣΩΚ. λέγε τὴν γνώμην.

SOC. Tell [me] your idea.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. λήψομαι γυναῖκα φαρμακίδα καὶ κλέψω ἐν νυκτί τὴν σελήνην.

STR. I shall take a witch woman and I shall steal the moon by night.

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ΣΩΚ. (puzzled) τί φής; κλέψεις τὴν σελήνην;

SOC. What are you saying? You will steal the moon?

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εἰπὲ δή—πῶς τοῦτο χρήσιμον

Tell [me]—how is this useful?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ὅπως; ἄκουε.

STR. How? Listen.

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οἱ γὰρ χρῆσται δανείζουσι τὰ χρήματα κατὰ μῆνα.

The creditors lend money by the month.

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ἐγὼ μὲν οὖν κλέψω τὴν σελήνην.

So I will steal the moon.

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ἡ δὲ σελήνη οὐκέτι ἀνατελεῖ.

The moon will no longer rise.

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πῶς οὖν τὰ χρήματα λήψονται οἱ χρῆσται;

How then will the creditors take their money?

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ΣΩΚ. (very annoyed) βαλλ’ εἰς κόρακας.

SOC. To hell with you!

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ἄγροικος εἶ καὶ ἀμαθής.

You are a peasant and ignorant.

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οὐ διδάξω σ’ οὐκέτι, ἀμαθῆ δὴ ὄντα.

I will not teach you any longer, since you are ignorant.

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ἀμαθής, ές

ignorant

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ἄρα

then, in that case (inferring)

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γέρων (γεροντ- ), ὁ

old man

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γνώμη, ἡ

mind, purpose, judgment, plan

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δεξιός, ᾱ́, όν

right (as opposed to left)

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δεξιᾱ́, ἡ

right hand

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δῆτα

then

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δράω (δρᾱς- )

do, act

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εἰ

if, whether

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ἐμαυτόν

myself

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ἔτερος, ᾱ, ον

one (or the other) of two

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ἥττων, ἧττον, (ἡττον- )

lesser, weaker

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κλέπτω

steal

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κρείττων, κρείττον (κρειττον- )

stronger, greater

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οὗτος

hey there! hey you! (lit: this)

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πάνυ

very (much); at all

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πότερος, ᾱ, ον

which (of two)

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σελήνη, ἡ

moon

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σός, σή, σόν

your (when “you” is singular)

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τήμερον

today

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χρήσιμος, η, ον

useful, profitable

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