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Headword: *kate/kanen
Adler number: kappa,933
Translated headword: despatched
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] killed, murdered.
Xenophon [writes]: "on one occasion a she-bear charged Cyrus but he was not afraid; rather, he got to grips with [the creature] and was pulled from his horse, and despatched it in the end -- and of some of the wounds he suffered then he still had the scars".[1]
Greek Original:
*kate/kanen: a)nei=len, e)fo/neuse. *cenofw=n: o( de\ *ku=ros a)/rkton pote\ e)piferome/nhn ou)k e)/tresen, a)lla\ sumpesw\n katespa/sqh a)po\ tou= i(/ppou, kai\ ta\ me\n e)/paqen, w(=n kai\ ta\s w)teila\s e)/ti ei)=xe, te/los de\ kate/kane.
The headword verb is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 1.9.6 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 July 2001@05:57:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics; added link) on 17 July 2001@13:46:49.
David Whitehead on 19 October 2003@08:34:56.
David Whitehead on 7 February 2013@05:39:33.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 24 June 2019@21:28:27.


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