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SAPPHO FRAGMENTS: οὐδ´ἴαν δοκίμωμι

Level One: Level Two: Level Three: Translation:

οὐδ᾽ ἴαν δοκίμωμι προσίδοισαν φάος ἀλίω

δοκιμόω - to approve, think, assess; t.v. προσοράω - to look at; a.v.

τὸ φάος, φάεος - light; 3, n. ὀ ἄλιος, ἄλιου - sun, Attic ἥλιος; 2, m.

δοκιμόω - to approve, think, assess; t.v. προσοράω - to look at; a.v.

τὸ φάος, φάεος - light; 3, n. ὀ ἄλιος, ἄλιου - sun, Attic ἥλιος; 2, m.

δοκιμόω - to approve, think, assess; t.v. προσοράω - to look at; a.v.

τὸ φάος, φάεος - light; 3, n. ὀ ἄλιος, ἄλιου - sun, Attic ἥλιος; 2, m.

οὐδέ - and not; adv. conj. ἴαν - Aeolic form of μία, ἕν, εἵς

Not one maiden looking on (the) light of the sun, it seems to me,

ἔσσεσθαι σοφίαν πάρθενον εἰς οὐδενα πω χρόνον

εἰμι - to be; i.v.

ὀ χρόνος, χρόνου - time; 2, m. ἠ παρθένος, παρθένου - virgin, maiden; 2, f. ἠ σοφία, σοφίας - skill, wisdom; a, f.

εἰμι - to be; i.v.

ὀ χρόνος, χρόνου - time; 2, m. ἠ παρθένος, παρθένου - virgin, maiden; 2, f. ἠ σοφία, σοφίας - skill, wisdom; a, f.

οὐδεμία, οὐδέν, οὐδείς - no one, not any one; M, adj.

εἰμι - to be; i.v.

ὀ χρόνος, χρόνου - time; 2, m. ἠ παρθένος, παρθένου - virgin, maiden; 2, f. ἠ σοφία, σοφίας - skill, wisdom; a, f.

οὐδεμία, οὐδέν, οὐδείς - no one, not any one; M, adj.

εἰς - in, among; prep. πω - yet; part.

will be in any time yet (so) wise

τεαύταν

αὐτάν - her or it, Attic αὐτήν; 1, f.

αὐτάν - her or it, Attic αὐτήν; 1, f.

αὐτάν - her or it, Attic αὐτήν; 1, f.

τε - and; conj.

(as) her

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