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Headword: *)antisxei=n
Adler number: alpha,2729
Translated headword: to endure
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to withstand.
"Unable to endure their thirst, they dispatched a herald."[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)nti/sxwmai ["I would endure"],[2] aorist subjunctive, [meaning] I would hold fast against.
Greek Original:
*)antisxei=n: u(pomei=nai. a)ntisxei=n tw=| di/yei mh\ dunhqe/ntes e)pekhrukeu/santo. kai\ *)anti/sxwmai, au)qupo/takton, a)ntila/bwmai.
The headword infinitive is perhaps, though not necessarily, extracted from the quotation given; there are numerous alternatives.
[1] Quotation (again at epsilon 2037) unidentifiable.
[2] Evidently quoted from somewhere; extant instances are in patristic writers.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; history; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 November 2000@02:52:26.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Altered headword and translation, set status) on 12 November 2000@13:22:54.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; restorative and other cosmetics) on 15 August 2002@05:23:10.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 February 2011@04:55:17.
David Whitehead on 19 March 2012@05:44:16.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2015@08:46:12.


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