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Headword: *eu)oxei=tai
Adler number: epsilon,3621
Translated headword: is easily guided
Vetting Status: high
In reference to the elephant. Meaning [it] is obedient to the rider.[1] But eu)wxei=tai means [he/she/it] takes pleasure in the table.[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)oxei=tai: e)pi\ tou= e)le/fantos. a)nti\ tou= kalw=s h(nioxei=tai. *eu)wxei=tai de\ a)nti\ tou= eu)frai/netai e)n trape/zh|.
One of the many Suda entries which distinguish between words similar in pronunciation.
[1] The primary headword, which must be quoted from somewhere but is attested only here, is third person singular, present indicative middle/passive, of the verb eu)oxe/w.
[2] (cf. under theta 524). Again, evidently quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 July 2003@22:53:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keyword; cosmetics) on 23 July 2003@04:12:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 21 December 2007@07:34:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 8 November 2012@04:18:40.
Catharine Roth (typos) on 9 November 2012@00:50:03.


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