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Headword: *canw=
Adler number: xi,14
Translated headword: I will grow weary
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I will tire.[1] Sophocles in Shepherds [uses the verb]: Hector says, when he wants to fight the Achaeans, "sweet to grow weary and to exercise one's hand."[2]
Greek Original:
*canw=: kopia/sw. *sofoklh=s *poime/sin: *(/ektwr toi=s *)axaioi=s boulo/menos ma/xesqai fhsi/n: h(du\ canh=sai kai\ progumna/sai xe/ra.
Same entry in Photius (xi7 Theodoridis); headword -- which must be quoted from somewhere (perhaps Gregory of Nazianzus' 15th Oration, In Praise of the Maccabees) -- and initial gloss already similarly in Hesychius (xi14).
[1] For this equivalence see already xi 2.
[2] Sophocles fr.458 Pearson (498 Radt), with the aorist active infinitive of the headword verb; cf. under xi 2.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; religion; rhetoric; tragedy
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 16 February 2000@13:18:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword, notes, keywords) on 23 May 2001@09:23:53.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1 and keywords; restorative and other cosmetics) on 29 May 2007@09:44:54.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 18 June 2013@08:10:09.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 July 2013@23:45:32.


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