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Headword: *)/agnutai
Adler number: alpha,290
Translated headword: is shattered
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is broken.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)/gnuton, likewise.[2]
Also [sc. attested is] a)gnumena/wn, [meaning] being crushed together.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/agnutai: kla=tai. kai\ *)/agnuton, o(moi/ws. kai\ *)agnumena/wn, suntribome/nwn.
The headword is third person singular, present indicative middle/passive, of the epic/poetic verb a)/gnumi. Evidently quoted from somewhere -- perhaps Euripides, Helen 410 (web address 1).
[1] Same glossing in Hesychius (alpha669) and other lexica.
[2] Third person dual active, "broke through"; doubtless quoted from Homer, Iliad 12.148 (web address 2).
[3] Feminine genitive plural passive participle; instances in Homer, Iliad 16.769, Odyssey 10.123 (see web addresses 3 & 4).
Associated internet addresses:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 February 2001@00:40:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 April 2002@06:34:07.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacoding and other cosmetics) on 5 January 2012@08:29:26.
Catharine Roth (tweaked links) on 5 January 2012@22:48:10.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2013@08:48:02.


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