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Headword: *krai/nousi
Adler number: kappa,2354
Translated headword: they exercise sway
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they accomplish, they fulfil, they are kings, they are lords.
Greek Original:
*krai/nousi: teleiou=si, plhrou=si, basileu/ousi, kurieu/ousi.
Likewise, variously, in other lexica. The headword is third person plural, present indicative active, of the verb krai/nw. It must be quoted from somewhere: extant possibilities include Homer (Odyssey 8.391 and 19.567) Euripides (Alcestis 1160, etc.) and Lucian (Symposium 48).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 March 2009@06:41:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 March 2009@10:02:29.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 3 March 2009@03:11:57.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@07:09:54.


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