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Headword: Εἰκάθειν
Adler number: epsiloniota,60
Translated headword: to yield
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to give way, to submit. Sophocles [writes]: "but [she] making no complaint at last to yield to those in power [...]."
Greek Original:
Εἰκάθειν: ὑποχωρεῖν, ὑπείκειν. Σοφοκλῆς: ἀλλὰ τῷ χρόνῳ στένουσα μηδὲν τοῖς κρατοῦσιν εἰκάθειν.
Sophocles, Electra 1013, with scholion. (But read σθένουσα μηδὲν "having no strength", not στένουσα : see web address 1.)
For the verb cf. epsiloniota 58, epsiloniota 59, epsiloniota 91.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 August 2005@21:51:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 25 August 2005@04:23:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 November 2012@04:57:13.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 24 November 2012@23:34:21.


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