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Headword: *katadolesxw=
Adler number: kappa,534
Translated headword: I weary by chattering
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive.
Greek Original:
*katadolesxw=: genikh=|.
cf. generally alpha 501. This rare verb occurs with the genitive in a fragment of Bion quoted by Plutarch: pw=s ou)=n su\ pe/nhs w)\n fluarei=s tosau=ta kai\ katadolesxei=s h(mw=n; "How then do you, poor as you are, talk so much nonsense and weary us with your chatter?" (reply to Theognis' assertion that poor people are unable to speak).
Keyword: dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 November 2005@07:23:15.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Set status) on 10 November 2005@18:03:50.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 11 November 2005@04:20:00.
David Whitehead on 30 January 2013@10:04:08.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 1 May 2019@01:34:48.


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