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Headword: *)/exei
Adler number: epsilon,4000
Translated headword: has, holds, possesses
Vetting Status: high
The husband [holds] a wife, but the wife is held by her husband.
Greek Original:
*)/exei o( a)nh\r gunai=ka, e)/xetai de\ h( gunh\ u(po\ tou= a)ndro/s.
The active form of e)/xw is used with the husband as subject, but the passive form with the wife as subject.
cf. epsiloniota 341.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 July 2003@02:28:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 31 July 2003@03:27:57.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@03:51:01.


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