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Headword: Ἐνράσσει
Adler number: epsilon,1430
Translated headword: dashes against
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] rushes impetuously against.[1] Josephus [writes]: "Samson dashes against the very gates and the doorposts and the bars, and whatever other woodwork was around them."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐνράσσει: ὁρμητικῶς ἐφορμᾷ. Ἰώσηπος: ὁ δὲ Σαμψὼν ἐνράσσει ταῖς πύλαις αὐταῖς καὶ φλιαῖς καὶ μοχλοῖς, ὅση τε ἄλλη περὶ αὐταῖς ἦν ξύλωσις.
[1] The headword is third person singular, present indicative, of the rare compound verb ἐνράσσω ; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 5.305 (web address 1). The quotation continues at kappa 1112; see also epsilon 1432.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 May 2007@19:24:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1 and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 May 2007@03:17:54.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 August 2012@05:46:09.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 3 April 2017@02:09:59.


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