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Headword: *tru/xetai
Adler number: tau,1116
Translated headword: is being consumed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is having a bad experience, is being treated laboriously, is being made wretched, is being enervated.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] e)ktetruxwme/nos ["worn out"].[2] "He was worn out by the indecision".[3]
Greek Original:
*tru/xetai: kakopaqei=tai, kataponei=tai, talaipwrei=tai, e)kneneu/ristai. kai\ *)ektetruxwme/nos. o( de\ u(po\ th=s a)pori/as e)ktetruxwme/nos h)=n.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau531 Theodoridis. The headword must be quoted from somewhere; perhaps from the long fragment of Solon's Elegies quoted in Demosthenes 19.255.
[2] Perfect middle/passive participle, masculine nominative singular, of the related compound verb e)ktruxo/w; evidently extracted from the quotation given here (its only attestation).
[3] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 February 2014@05:16:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 February 2014@10:12:01.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords) on 27 February 2014@03:16:23.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@07:29:40.


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