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Headword: *)/agxwn
Adler number: alpha,419
Translated headword: squeezing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] strangling, pressing.
"He, squeezing her right hand and bringing it around her, took away the sword."[1]
Greek Original:
*)/agxwn: perisfi/ggwn, qli/bwn. o( de\ a)/gxwn th\n au)th=s decia\n kai\ peria/gwn periairei=tai to\ ci/fos.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present participle, masculine nominative singular, of alpha 417.
[1] Iamblichus, Babyloniaca [see generally iota 26] fr.79 Habrich.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 31 October 2000@12:12:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 April 2002@11:23:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 January 2012@09:00:17.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 August 2013@05:16:57.


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