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Headword: *)afamartou/sh|
Adler number: alpha,4550
Translated headword: for her who is losing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] for her who is failing [to obtain], for her who has been deprived [of something].
Greek Original:
*)afamartou/sh|: a)potuxou/sh|, sterhqei/sh|.
Likewise in other lexica. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 6.411, where the headword participle occurs: Andromache refers to herself and the prospect of losing her husband Hector.
For a(marta/nw and its compounds as synonyms of a)potugxa/nw (alpha 3591) and thus antonyms of tugxa/nw in its sense of "succeed, achieve the goal" (epsilon 3344, tau 1147), see also eta 286, alpha 1493, alpha 1496, alpha 3159, delta 642, delta 641.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 August 2001@17:52:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 8 August 2001@04:06:39.
Robert Dyer (added x-refs to note, cosmetics) on 11 June 2003@04:23:33.
Robert Dyer (corrected my typo) on 11 June 2003@04:32:23.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 6 May 2012@05:41:33.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:54:27.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 22 December 2015@01:50:04.


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