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Headword: *)apale/casqai
Adler number: alpha,2881
Translated headword: to resist
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to oppose. Sophocles [writes]: "we are not strong enough to resist these things without you, o king."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the aorist active infinitive] a)palech=sai, [meaning] to hinder.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related participle] a)pale/contes ["they hindering"], likewise.
Greek Original:
*)apale/casqai: a)ntita/casqai. *sofoklh=s: ou)de\n sqe/nomen pro\s tau=t' a)pale/casqai sou= xwri\s, a)/nac. kai\ *)apalech=sai, kwlu=sai. kai\ *)apale/contes, o(moi/ws.
The headword, aorist middle infinitive of this verb, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Ajax 165-166 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
[2] See already under alpha 1676.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 November 2000@12:00:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (minor cosmetics) on 13 March 2001@08:02:45.
David Whitehead (restorative and other cosmetics) on 16 August 2002@08:09:38.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 22 March 2012@06:57:37.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@08:24:04.


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