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SAPPHO FRAGMENTS: ἀ σελάνα καὶ Πληϊάδες

Level One: Level Two: Level Three: Translation:

δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάνα

δύω - to sink, dive in; t.v.

ἀ σελάνα, σελἀνας - Moon; 1, f.

δύω - to sink, dive in; t.v.

ἀ σελάνα, σελἀνας - Moon; 1, f.

μέν... δέ... - on the one hand... on the other hand... conj.

The Moon

καὶ Πληϊάδες, μέσαι δὲ

αἰ Πληϊάδες - the Pleiades; 3, f.

αἰ Πληϊάδες - the Pleiades; 3, f.

μέση, μέσον, μέσος - middle, mid; M, adj.

αἰ Πληϊάδες - the Pleiades; 3, f.

μέση, μέσον, μέσος - middle, mid; M, adj.

καί - and, also, even; conj. δέ - and; conj.

and Pleiades have set, and (many) mid

νύκτες, παρὰ δ' ἔρχεθ' ὥρα·

ἔρχομαι - to come, go; i.v.

ἠ νύκτη, νύκτος - night; 3, f. ἠ ὤρα, ὤρας - season, any regularly defined amount of time; 1, f.

ἠ νύκτη, νύκτος - night; 3, f. ἠ ὤρα, ὤρας - season, any regularly defined amount of time; 1, f.

ἠ νύκτη, νύκτος - night; 3, f. ἠ ὤρα, ὤρας - season, any regularly defined amount of time; 1, f.

δέ - and; conj. παρά - along, past; prep.

nights (besides), and (the) season goes by;

ἐγὼ δὲ μόνα καθεύδω.

καθεύδω - sleep; t.v.

καθεύδω - sleep; t.v.

μόνα, μόνον, μόνος - alone; M, adj.

καθεύδω - sleep; t.v.

μόνα, μόνον, μόνος - alone; M, adj.

ἐγώ, μοῦ - I; 1, f. δέ - and; conj.

and I sleep alone.

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