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Headword: *)/erdoi
Adler number: epsilon,2913
Translated headword: might do, might perform
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] might accomplish, might work on.[1]
"Might [ = may] each man perform whatever skill he might know."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/erdoi: pra/ttoi, e)rga/zoito. e)/rdoi tis h(\n e(/kastos ei)dei/h te/xnhn.
[1] Verbs in the optative, third person singular. For this general equivalence see already epsilon 2912. Specifically, the first gloss here is also in Hesychius epsilon5676, where Latte claims the headword as quoted from Homer, Iliad 14.261 (e(/rdoi there).
[2] Aristophanes, Wasps 1431 (web address 1); quoted again at epsiloniota 26.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 May 2005@20:11:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 9 May 2005@02:35:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added link) on 2 June 2011@22:29:13.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 3 June 2011@03:22:40.
David Whitehead on 25 October 2012@07:11:37.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword; cosmetics) on 6 February 2016@06:23:26.


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