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Headword: *(ekonti/
Adler number: epsilon,531
Translated headword: willingly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] voluntarily.[1]
And [there is] a proverb: "willing but with an unwilling heart."[2]
Greek Original:
*(ekonti/: e)qelonti/. kai\ paroimi/a: e(kw\n a)e/konti/ ge qumw=|.
[1] Likewise in other lexica. The headword is an adverb related to e(kw/n; cf. epsilon 310.
[2] Homer, Iliad 4.43 (web address 1), again at epsilon 549; see generally Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1262. Here a)e/konti is dative singular of the adjective a)e/kwn, with a final acute accent because of the enclitic ge. For the proverb (glossed as "in reference to those doing something under duress") see Appendix Proverbiorum 2.51.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; proverbs
Translated by: Joseph Grabau on 27 January 2004@01:29:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation; added note, link, and keywords) on 27 January 2004@01:41:27.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 January 2004@03:00:00.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 6 August 2011@17:45:09.
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes) on 2 August 2012@01:28:49.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 August 2012@05:15:13.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 16 August 2012@10:09:54.
David Whitehead (coding) on 26 August 2015@10:47:19.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 9 December 2015@06:00:53.
Catharine Roth (corrected my note) on 21 December 2016@22:21:01.


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