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Headword: *katadunasteu/w
Adler number: kappa,537
Translated headword: I oppress, I rule harshly over
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive. "It is not right to oppress the beggars and the weak."[1] But [sc. also used] with an accusative: "to oppress the working man"; St Basil says [this].[2]
Greek Original:
*katadunasteu/w: genikh=|. ou)k a)/cion tw=n ptwxw=n kai\ a)sqenw=n katadunasteu/ein. ai)tiatikh=| de/: katadunasteu/ein to\n pe/nhta: o( a(/gios *basi/leio/s fhsin.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
[2] Reference not supplied by Adler but it is Basil, Quod deus non est auctor malorum PG 31.329.47-48.
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2005@07:07:38.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics; set status) on 8 November 2005@17:31:37.
David Whitehead (supplied notes) on 9 November 2005@03:50:05.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2013@04:13:42.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@07:11:09.


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