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Headword: *)aki/xhta
Adler number: alpha,890
Translated headword: unattainable [goals]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unreachable [ones].
Greek Original:
*)aki/xhta: a)kata/lhpta.
Neuter plural. For the same entry in the masculine singular see alpha 873. But the present one is the primary one, as it derives from scholia on Homer, Iliad 17.75, with a)ki/xhta (Hector is chided by Apollo, in the guise of Mentes, for his unrealistic hopes of catching Achilles' horses).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 February 2000@22:29:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 14 February 2001@08:27:55.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 March 2006@10:16:45.
David Whitehead on 26 January 2012@04:51:28.
David Whitehead on 11 May 2015@11:25:41.


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