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Headword: *)/efu
Adler number: epsilon,3970
Translated headword: came to be, was
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] became.
Greek Original:
*)/efu: e)ge/neto.
Athematic aorist, third person singular, of fu/w: cognate with Sanskrit bhū- 'to be, become', Lith. búti 'to be', Lat. fuī, Eng. "be," etc. Evidently quoted from somewhere; perhaps Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 1361, where e)/fun is glossed thus in the scholia.
See also phi 844, phi 847, phi 848, phi 854, phi 857.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 May 2004@21:35:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 May 2004@03:26:16.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 November 2010@01:14:59.
Catharine Roth (cross-references) on 4 November 2010@01:16:19.
David Whitehead (cosmetics; raised status) on 4 November 2010@04:00:56.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 March 2016@11:11:11.


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