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Headword: *margai/nei
Adler number: mu,183
Translated headword: rages
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is angry/mad.
Greek Original:
*margai/nei: mai/netai.
The headword is third person singular, present indicative active, of the verb margai/nw.
Same entry in other lexica (see the references at Photius mu107 Theodoridis), beginning with Hesychius mu260, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.882, where the infinitive margai/nein occurs and is glossed with mai/nesqai.
The only literary instance of the word as cited (which is perhaps unlikely to underlie Hesychius) is Gregory of Nazianzus, Poems about himself (Carmina de se ipso) PG 37.1315.12.
For related words see mu 184, mu 186.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry; religion
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 15 April 2009@07:11:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 15 April 2009@07:51:32.
David Whitehead on 6 May 2013@05:29:05.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 13 November 2014@00:02:21.


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