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Headword: *)ekorwni/a
Adler number: epsilon,540
Translated headword: was arching the neck
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was prancing.[1]
"But the young man, being high-spirited by nature and endowed with all manner of scurrilousness, was arching his neck and falling foul of the prominent men."[2]
Greek Original:
*)ekorwni/a: e)gauri/a. to\ de\ meira/kion mete/wron o)\n th=| fu/sei kai\ pa/shs ponhri/as e)/mplewn e)korwni/a kai\ paretri/beto pro\s tou\s e)pifanei=s a)/ndras.
cf. kappa 2109.
[1] The headword is imperfect, third person singular, of korwnia/w, from the quotation which follows.
[2] Polybius 27.15.6 (probably via Constantine Porphyrogenitus Excerpts on Virtues 2.177.6-8); in reference to Charops (the Younger) of Epeiros.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 January 2007@11:46:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 7 January 2007@11:57:10.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2012@05:42:15.


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