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Headword: *duspa/laistos
Adler number: delta,1680
Translated headword: hard to wrestle with
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] hard to overcome. Euripides [uses it] this way.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the variant, and neuter] duspale/s,[2] [meaning something] hard to take in hand, hard to overcome.
Greek Original:
*duspa/laistos: duskatagw/nistos. ou(/tws *eu)ripi/dhs. kai\ *duspale/s, dusxere/s, duskatagw/niston.
A juxtaposition of glosses from two different sources. The first one is also in Photius, with something similar in Hesychius delta2639 (the synonym is a)katagw/nistos); the second is also in Hesychius delta2641.
[1] Euripides, Alcestis 889 and (neuter) Supplices 1118. See also (and also figurative) Aeschylus, Supplices 468 and Choephori 692.
[2] Perhaps quoted from Pindar (Olympians 8.25 or Pythians 4.273).
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 16 February 2005@18:24:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 17 February 2005@00:18:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 February 2005@03:38:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 July 2012@08:28:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 March 2015@01:08:22.


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