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Headword: *)epanetei/nonto
Adler number: epsilon,1962
Translated headword: were being held out
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a dative. Xenophon [writes]: "even greater hopes were being held out to the worthy, praises too, and if in the future some greater good might appear."[1]
So 'were being held out' [means] were expected; or were being raised, were being increased.[2]
Greek Original:
*)epanetei/nonto: dotikh=|. *cenofw=n: e)panetei/nonto de\ kai\ mei/zones e)lpi/des toi=s a)ci/ois e)/painoi/ te, kai\ ei)/ ti e)n tw=| e)pio/nti xro/nw| a)gaqo\n ei)=nai mei=zon fai/noito *)epanetei/nonto ou)=n e)n prosdoki/a| h)=san: h)\ hu)/conto, e)megalu/nonto.
[1] A somewhat garbled quotation of Xenophon, Cyropaedia 2.1.23 (web address 1). The featured verb is imperfect middle/passive, third person singular, of e)panatei/nw.
[2] cf. epsilon 2013, epsilon 2080, theta 196, Hesychius epsilon4178.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 26 August 2007@09:44:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 August 2007@10:30:05.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 30 September 2012@05:22:48.


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