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Headword: *dedragme/nos
Adler number: delta,162
Translated headword: clutching
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] exacting.
Greek Original:
*dedragme/nos: pepragme/nos.
Same entry in other lexica. The headword, a perfect participle with present effect, occurs in the Homeric formula about death-throes, "clutching handfuls of gory dust" (Homer, Iliad 13.393 = 16.486).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 July 2002@10:47:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keyword) on 11 September 2002@03:55:50.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 18 June 2012@04:58:55.


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