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Headword: *katastoxa/zetai
Adler number: kappa,797
Translated headword: aims at, guesses at, hints at
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive.[1] [Meaning he/she/it] looks at a target, strikes at a target.
Greek Original:
*katastoxa/zetai: genikh=|. kata\ skopou= ble/pei, kata\ skopou= ba/llei.
Same or very similar entry (minus the grammatical point) in other lexica. The headword is present indicative, third person singular, of katastoxa/zomai. It must be quoted from somewhere; Theodoridis on Photius s.v. suggests Basil of Caesarea, Orations 12.9 (PG 31.405a).
[1] cf. Syntacticum Laurentianum and Syntacticum Gudianum.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 August 2008@04:52:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 7 August 2008@19:18:29.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 8 August 2008@03:00:19.
David Whitehead on 5 February 2013@06:43:24.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@08:15:22.


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