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Headword: *)ech/rkei
Adler number: epsilon,1746
Translated headword: was sufficient, sufficed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] was strong enough.[1] "For the yoke-animals were not sufficient for the difficulty of the road, so that [sc. the men] lifted the wagons and carried them out of the impassable places."[2]
Greek Original:
*)ech/rkei: e)ci/sxuen. ou) ga\r e)ch/rkei ta\ u(pozu/gia pro\s th=s o(dou= th\n xalepo/thta, w(/ste ai)ro/menoi ta\s a(ma/cas e)ce/feron e)k tw=n duspo/rwn.
[1] Imperfect of e)carke/w, third person singular; presumably from the quotation given (where it has a neuter plural subject).
[2] Adler tentatively attributes this quotation (again at upsilon 494) to Arrian's Parthica, p. 17, 65 Roos.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 July 2007@02:10:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 July 2007@03:33:38.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2012@04:50:47.


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