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SAPPHO FRAGMENTS: οἶον τὸ γλυκύμαλον

Level One: Level Two: Level Three: Translation:

οἶον τὸ γλυκύμαλον ἐρεύθεται ἄκρῳ ἐπ' ὔσδῳ,

ἐρεύθω - to redden, make red; t.v.

τὸ γλυκύμαλον, γλυκύμαλου - sweet apple; 2, n. ὀ ὔσδος, ὔσδου - branch, Attic ὄζος; 2, m.

ἐρεύθω - to redden, make red; t.v.

τὸ γλυκύμαλον, γλυκύμαλου - sweet apple; 2, n. ὀ ὔσδος, ὔσδου - branch, Attic ὄζος; 2, m.

οἶα, οἶον, οἶος- alone; M, adj. ἄκρα, ἄκρον, ἄκρος - farthest point, end; M, adj.

ἐρεύθω - to redden, make red; t.v.

τὸ γλυκύμαλον, γλυκύμαλου - sweet apple; 2, n. ὀ ὔσδος, ὔσδου - branch, Attic ὄζος; 2, m.

οἶα, οἶον, οἶος- alone; M, adj. ἄκρα, ἄκρον, ἄκρος - farthest point, end; M, adj.

ἐπί - on; prep.

The lone sweet apple reddens on (the) very end of the branch,

ἄκρον ἐπ' ἀκροτάτῳ, λελάθοντο δὲ μαλοδρόπηες·

λανθάνω - to escape notice, forget; t.v.

τὸ ἄκρον, ἄκρου - furthest or highest point; 2, n. οί μαλοδοπῆες - apple gatherers, Attic μηλοδοπῆες; 2, m.

λανθάνω - to escape notice, forget; t.v.

τὸ ἄκρον, ἄκρου - furthest or highest point; 2, n. οί μαλοδοπῆες - apple gatherers, Attic μηλοδοπῆες; 2, m.

ἄκρα, ἄκρον, ἄκρος - farthest point, end; M, adj.

λανθάνω - to escape notice, forget; t.v.

τὸ ἄκρον, ἄκρου - furthest or highest point; 2, n. οί μαλοδοπῆες - apple gatherers, Attic μηλοδοπῆες; 2, m.

ἄκρα, ἄκρον, ἄκρος - farthest point, end; M, adj.

ἐπί - on; prep. δέ - and; conj.

at the highest point, and the apple-gatherers have forgotten it;

οὐ μὰν ἐκλελάθοντ', ἀλλ' οὐκ ἐδύναντ' ἐπίκεσθαι.

ἐκλανθάνω - to completely escape notice, forget; t.v. δύναμαι - to be able; t.v. ἐφικνέομαι - to reach, to aim at; t.v.

ἐκλανθάνω - to completely escape notice, forget; t.v. δύναμαι - to be able; t.v. ἐφικνέομαι - to reach, to aim at; t.v.

ἐκλανθάνω - to completely escape notice, forget; t.v. δύναμαι - to be able; t.v. ἐφικνέομαι - to reach, to aim at; t.v.

οὐ, οὐκ - not; adv. μάν - truly, indeed, Attic μήν; part. ἀλλά - but; conj.

no, truly they have not completely forgotten (it), but they were unable to reach.

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