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Headword: *prisqei/s
Adler number: pi,2299
Translated headword: gripped
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who was] attached from, bound.[1]
"Gripped from the rails of the horses with a girdle, he was constantly being shredded, until he breathed out his life."[2]
Greek Original:
*prisqei/s: e)cafqei/s, desmhqei/s. zwsth=ri prisqei\s i(ppikw=n e)c a)ntu/gwn, e)kna/ptet' ai)e/n, e)/s t' a)pe/yuce bi/on.
[1] The headword, extracted from the quotation given, is aorist passive participle, masculine nominative singular, of pri/w "saw" (see LSJ s.v. A.III).
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 1030-1031 (on Hektor), with scholion; quoted also at alpha 2769 and tau 1233.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 April 2013@01:26:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 April 2013@03:57:40.
David Whitehead on 14 October 2013@06:01:34.


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