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Headword: *)epixeirw= soi
Adler number: epsilon,2771
Translated headword: I try my hand at you
Vetting Status: high
"But [I try my hand at you] always."
Greek Original:
*)epixeirw= soi de\ a)ei/.
Comparable entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1715).
The equivalent, derivative entry in ps.-Zonaras is combined by Tittman with the preceding one (epsilon 2270) -- as indeed in Suda ms F, Adler reports; and it lacks the Suda's de/) ('but'). Either way, if this whole phrase is a quotation, it is unidentifiable. (But perhaps [DW] it is simply a claim -- not altogether unreasonable: see LSJ -- that this verb regularly takes a dative; cf. beta 169.)
Keyword: dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: William Hutton on 14 December 2007@09:47:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 14 December 2007@10:00:56.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 July 2011@08:39:12.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2012@08:58:16.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 3 February 2016@07:46:53.


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