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Headword: *)arkei=n
Adler number: alpha,3951
Translated headword: to assist, to be of assistance
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to help.[1]
"For in no way did this man become easy to despise, but [was] able to be of assistance and to direct matters."[2]
Greek Original:
*)arkei=n: bohqei=n. ge/gone ga\r ou(=tos ou)damw=s eu)katafro/nhtos, a)ll' i(kano\s a)rkei=n kai\ prostatei=n pragma/twn.
[1] Similarly in other lexica. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 21.131, where the headword, a present infinitive, occurs. For the verb a)rke/w, see also eta 530.
[2] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@20:26:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 30 July 2001@06:52:45.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 1 November 2006@01:19:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 1 November 2006@03:05:17.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 March 2011@03:41:32.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@06:25:35.


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