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Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241
Full diacritics: ἄαδα Medium diacritics: ἄαδα Low diacritics: άαδα Capitals: ΑΑΔΑ
Transliteration A: áada Transliteration B: aada Transliteration C: aada Beta Code: a)/ada

English (LSJ)

ἔνδεια (Lacon.), Hsch. ἀαδεῖν· ὀχλεῖν, ἀπορεῖν, Et.Gud., cf. Hsch., Phot.p.3R. (prob. for ἀ-ϝαδεῖν, cf. ἀαδής). ἀαδένη (ἀαδέν Et.Gud., Cyr.) · ὑεία κόπρος, Hsch. ἀαδής, ές, (for ἀ-ϝαδής)

   A unpleasant, cj. for ἀδαής in Thgn.296.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἄαδα: ἔνδεια, λέξις Λακωνικὴ καθ’ Ἡσύχιον.


Meaning: ἔνδεια. Λάκωνες H.
Derivatives: ἀαδεῖν ἀπορεῖσθαι, ἀσιτεῖν H. s. ἅδην. We also find ἀαδεῖν: ὀχλεῖν, λυπεῖσθαι, ἀδικεῖν s. ἁνδάνω, ἡδύς.
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Forms and meanings uncertain; see Frisk, DELG for uncertain suggestions. Latte assumes ἄδδ = ἄζα, against the alphab. order.
See also: ἅδην.