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Headword: *)hntibo/lei
Adler number: eta,402
Translated headword: was entreating
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was supplicating, was begging, was importuning.
Greek Original:
*)hntibo/lei: i(ke/teuen, e)dei=to, e)lipa/rei.
The headword is imperfect, third person singular, of a)ntibole/w (cf. alpha 2655, alpha 2656). Adler suggests that the glossing comes from the scholia on Aristophanes, Knights 667, where it occurs (in the form h)ntebo/lei); indeed, one such scholion has the first of the Suda's glosses.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 September 2006@01:08:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 September 2006@03:22:41.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 17 December 2012@08:55:34.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 4 September 2018@01:15:51.


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