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Headword: *kratw=
Adler number: kappa,2346
Translated headword: I am strong, I rule, I conquer, I win
Vetting Status: high
In the sense of 'I rule' [it is used] with a genitive; but [used] with an accusative, when it means 'I win'. "And he won not a few battles".[1]
Greek Original:
*kratw=: e)pi\ tou= kurieu/w genikh=|: ai)tiatikh=| de/, o(/te shmai/nei to\ nikw=. kai\ ma/xas e)kra/thsen ou)k o)li/gas.
[1] Adler tentatively identifies this quotation as Demosthenes 19.264 (the Spartans of old ma/xas polla\s e)kra/thsan (web address 1), and TLG searching cannot come up with anything more exact.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 October 2003@22:17:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added a keyword) on 2 November 2003@05:55:58.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 March 2011@04:48:10.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 March 2013@06:36:41.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 17 March 2013@17:20:28.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 23 January 2020@18:39:18.


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