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Headword: *kate/xei
Adler number: kappa,1020
Translated headword: was pouring over
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was pouring over, was flowing onto.[1]
"He was pouring a lot of light talk over this man."[2] Meaning he was reviling [him].
And elsewhere: "having bound the hands behind, they were pouring [on] a lot of milk."[3]
The construction [is] with a genitive.[4]
Greek Original:
*kate/xei: kate/xeen, e)pe/rrei. o( de\ pollh\n kate/xei tou/tou koufologi/an. a)nti\ tou= e)loido/rei. kai\ au)=qis: dh/santes o)pi/sw ta\s xei=ras kate/xeon pollou= tou= ga/laktos. pro\s genikh\n h( su/ntacis.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the first quotation given, is imperfect of kataxe/w, third person singular. (The headword has the contracted form; the first gloss is the same verb uncontracted.)
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
[4] The first of the two quotations had the person who was being poured upon in the genitive; the second has the genitive of the substance being poured.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 September 2008@22:18:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 September 2008@04:44:39.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 March 2011@09:59:38.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 February 2013@08:19:49.


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