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Headword: *)ektethkui=a
Adler number: epsilon,639
Translated headword: having melted away
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having fallen into ruin. "Having melted away in her eyes on account of the tears."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ektethkui=a: a)perruhkui=a. e)ktethkui=a ta\s o(ra/seis u(po\ tw=n dakru/wn.
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is the perfect active participle, feminine nominative singular, of the compound verb e)kth/kw; it is glossed with the corresponding form of a)porre/w.
[1] An approximation of Dionysius of Halicarnassuss, Roman Antiquities 8.45.1; more fully at tau 1117.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; imagery; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 15 January 2007@03:58:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 15 January 2007@09:33:47.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword; tweaking) on 9 August 2012@04:38:22.
David Whitehead on 11 December 2015@05:19:14.


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