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Headword: *)hnei/xonto
Adler number: eta,383
Translated headword: they were liable to
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were wishing, they were wanting.[1]
Damascius [writes]: "nor were they liable to laugh at what had been said."[2]
Greek Original:
*)hnei/xonto: e)bou/lonto, h)/qelon. *dama/skios: ou)/te e)peggela=n h)nei/xonto toi=s ei)rhme/nois.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given, though there are numerous other possibilities) is imperfect middle, third person plural, of e)ne/xw.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.29 Zintzen (21 Asmus).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 February 2004@12:57:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note 2; cosmetics) on 15 February 2004@04:56:21.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 17 December 2012@07:45:10.


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