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Headword: *)agrw/ssw
Adler number: alpha,373
Translated headword: I go hunting
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] I hunt.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related noun] a)grw=stai, [meaning] huntsmen,[2] from the verb a)grw/ssw.
Homer [writes]: "[he] goes hunting fish".[3]
Greek Original:
*)agrw/ssw: to\ a)greu/w. kai\ *)agrw=stai, oi( kunhge/tai, a)po\ tou= a)grw/ssw r(h/matos. *(/omhros: i)xqu=s a)grw/sswn.
[1] An uncommon verb for this glossed with a common one.
[2] With dogs, literally
[3] Homer, Odyssey 5.53.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; zoology
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 27 March 1999@17:24:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 16 July 2001@10:09:46.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 January 2012@03:53:44.
David Whitehead on 9 April 2015@11:15:28.


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