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Headword: *katomnu/s
Adler number: kappa,1084
Translated headword: having sworn
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] affirming, hindering.[1] "He was also adding an oath, swearing by my head, which he loved very much."[2]
Greek Original:
*katomnu/s: bebaiw=n, e)mpedw=n. proseti/qei de\ kai\ o(/rkon, th=s e)mh=s katomnu\s kefalh=s, h(\n polla\ e)fi/lei.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is aorist participle of kato/mnumi (cf. kappa 1085), masculine nominative singular.
[2] Source (and individual) unidentifiable. The idiom of swearing by something or someone in the genitive case, as opposed to the accusative, is striking enough to be noted by LSJ s.v. kato/mnumi.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; law; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 September 2008@00:26:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 9 September 2008@03:09:02.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2) on 10 September 2008@04:19:31.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2013@05:31:07.


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