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Headword: *xari/sasqai
Adler number: chi,119
Translated headword: to grant favors
Vetting Status: high
Meaning to make prosper. "[She] grants favors to few." In Aristophanes in Knights.[1]
Greek Original:
*xari/sasqai: a)nti\ tou= katorqw=sai. o)li/gois xari/sasqai. para\ *)aristofa/nei e)n *(ippeu=si.
The headword is aorist middle infinitive of xari/zw, presumably drawn from the quotation which follows (where it appears in indirect discourse and is thus not translated as an infinitive). It is glossed with the aorist active infinitive of katorqo/w The same form appears as a gloss in pi 1462.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 517 (where "she" is a personification of Comedy: web address 1 below), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 14 March 2008@22:37:12.
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William Hutton (Augmented notes, added keywords, raised status) on 15 March 2008@02:41:40.
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