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Headword: Ischuôn
Adler number: iota,724
Translated headword: being strong, being powerful
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative.[1] "When one of the gods harms [a person], he would not be able to escape even by being strong."[2]
Greek Original:
Ischuôn: aitiatikêi. hotan tis theôn blaptêi, dunait' an oud' an ischuôn phugein.
Present participle of i)sxu/w, masculine nominative singular, presumably extracted from the quotation given. See also iota 723.
[1] In the sense "be worth [so much], be equivalent [to]," the verb i)sxu/w can take an accusative: LSJ s.v. A.3.
[2] Sophocles, Electra 696-7 (web address 1); cf. theta 180.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2006@22:43:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 27 April 2006@03:25:09.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 January 2013@05:55:12.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 January 2013@02:14:22.


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