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Headword: *)arkw=
Adler number: alpha,3956
Translated headword: I am a match, I hold out, I endure
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a dative.[1] [Meaning] I am strong, I am able to prevail.
"The greater part of life has already left, and I am no longer holding out."[2]
Greek Original:
*)arkw=: dotikh=|. i)sxu/w, u(pomei=nai du/namai. o( polu\s h)/dh bi/otos a)pole/loipen, ou)d' e)/t' a)rkw=.
[1] So at (e.g.) Homer, Iliad 15.529; and see already alpha 3951. (But the absolute usage, now to be illustrated, is more common.)
[2] Sophocles, Electra 185-6 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@20:34:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 30 July 2001@07:02:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 April 2012@07:41:51.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 2 November 2015@01:03:08.


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