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Eulalio

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Posted - 03 Feb 2007 :  22:31:16  


I would like to request help in finding the English translation of the greek word "Eiai", epsilon, iota, alpha, iota.

I googled the word and found it used in several Greek sentences like the following:

''Ta sxedia mas eiai arketa eyelikta gia na antapokrinontai se kaqe allagh''

"The women belonging to that race were at the time of Plutarch still called the destroyers (o\eiai or aloXcuai) and the men mourners (4/oAoets)."

I tried to use online Greek dictionaries but everytime I failed to get a translation for it.

Is this word a noun, a verb, an adjective, etc. Does it have several meanings?

Thanks.


 

George

Greece
615 Posts

Posted - 04 Feb 2007 :  12:14:59  

 

Judging from "ta sxedia maw eiai arketa", eiai is a wrong spelling of einai (ειναι) = "to be, being". The sentence above (ta sxedia maw, etc) means "our plans are enough", etc

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