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Headword: *zwgrei=
Adler number: zeta,117
Translated headword: live-captures
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative. [Meaning he/she/it] takes living men [captive].[1]
Also [sc. attested is the imperative] 'live-capture', [meaning] keep [someone] alive.[2]
Greek Original:
*zwgrei=: ai)tiatikh=|. zw=ntas lamba/nei. kai\ *zw/grei, zw=nta fu/lasse.
cf. generally zeta 118, zeta 119, zeta 120, zeta 121, zeta 122.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. The headword is third person singular, present indicative active, of zwgre/w. It must be quoted from somewhere. (Extant examples are few and late -- and they do not include Plutarch, Antonius 79.3, on the end of Cleopatra: zwgrei= there is second person singular, passive.)
[2] Probably quoted from Homer, Iliad 6.46 = 11.131.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 November 2003@09:45:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 November 2003@15:17:19.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 7 June 2004@05:49:57.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2012@05:53:05.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2015@23:14:32.
David Whitehead on 26 March 2016@09:17:49.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 16 June 2018@22:56:58.


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