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Headword: *)eru/kein
Adler number: epsilon,3102
Translated headword: to curb, to keep away
Vetting Status: high
[e)ru/kein] and a)peru/kein ["to keep off"]: to deter,[1] and to ward off.
Polybius [writes]: "it was most important to keep the war away from Macedonia."[3]
Greek Original:
*)eru/kein kai\ *)aperu/kein: to\ kwlu/ein, kai\ a)pei/rgein. *polu/bios: to\ kuriw/taton h)=n to\ to\n po/lemon e)ru/kein a)po\ th=s *makedoni/as.
The primary headword (which occurs in the quotation given) is present active infinitive of the verb e)ru/kw; see generally LSJ s.v. The secondary one is the same form of the compound a)peru/kw.
cf. alpha 3054, alpha 3184.
[1] kwlu/ein glosses the first headword infinitive in Hesychius and the second in Etymologicum Magnum 378.22.
[3] Polybius fr. 45 B├╝ttner-Wobst; cf. kappa 2759 (end).
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Translated by: Ronald Allen on 27 December 2007@11:35:40.
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