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Headword: *masteu/wn
Adler number: mu,257
Translated headword: striving
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] seeking out.[1] "[...] but both eager and striving to know something more under a god's guidance."[2]
Greek Original:
*masteu/wn: e)pizhtw=n. a)lla\ ple/on ti ei)de/nai kai\ speu/dwn kai\ masteu/wn u(f' h(gemo/ni qew=|.
[1] The headword is present participle (masculine nominative singular) of masteu/w, presumably extracted from the quotation given. Hesychius mu352 has an analogous entry for the indicative masteu/ei.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 370 Zintzen (307 Asmus), or rather Aelian fr. 314b Domingo-Forasté (317 Hercher); quoted more fully at upsilon 11.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 April 2008@11:44:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword; tweaks) on 24 April 2008@03:34:29.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 14 November 2010@22:23:00.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 8 May 2013@07:40:29.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 2) on 24 May 2013@00:48:40.


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