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Headword: *eu)xa/
Adler number: epsilon,3819
Translated headword: vow
Vetting Status: high
*Eu)xai/ ["vows"] [are] promises.
"I will pay my vows to the Lord."[1]
For eu)xh/ [is] a promise to a god of things which are piously consecrated, but proseuxh/ [is] a petition offered to the god with supplication.[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)xa/. *eu)xai/: ai( u(posxe/seis. ta\s eu)xa/s mou tw=| kuri/w| a)podw/sw. *eu)xh\ ga\r e)paggeli/a qew=| tw=n kat' eu)se/beian a)fieroume/nwn, proseuxh\ de\ de/hsis meta\ i(kethri/as tw=| qew=| prosagome/nh.
The unglossed headword (in mss FV only, Adler reports), nominative singular, is the Doric form for eu)xh/. It is very rarely attested, but see e.g. Aeschylus, Suppliant Women 657: filo/timos eu)xa/ (web address 1).
[1] Psalm 115.5 LXX.
[2] cf. Etymologicum Gudianum and other lexica.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 April 2005@18:18:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 24 April 2005@05:13:58.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 November 2012@05:33:00.
David Whitehead (coding) on 17 March 2016@05:08:46.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 18 March 2016@19:03:29.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; added a keyword) on 19 March 2016@04:50:01.
Ronald Allen (added link) on 16 March 2018@23:11:42.


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