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Headword: *le/lakas
Adler number: lambda,237
Translated headword: you have cried out
Vetting Status: high
Meaning you have shouted; for lhkei=n [means] to utter a sound. [This verb] is also [attested] in the poet: "the shield rang under it."[1] Also, "the bones cried out."[2] Also, "crying out terribly."[3]
Greek Original:
*le/lakas: a)nti\ tou= ke/kragas: lhkei=n ga\r to\ fwnei=n. e)/sti de\ kai\ para\ tw=| poihth=|: la/ke d' a)spi\s u(p' au)th=s. kai/, la/ke d' o)ste/a. kai/, deino\n lelakui=a.
Second person singular, perfect, of the epic/poetic verb la/skw. From a scholion on Aristophanes, Acharnians 410, where the headword is spoken by Euripides (web address 1). See also lambda 432.
[1] Homer, Iliad 20.277 (web address 2).
[2] Homer, Iliad 13.616 (web address 3).
[3] Homer, Odyssey 12.85 (web address 4), about Scylla (sigma 709).
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Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; military affairs; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 March 2009@01:11:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 March 2009@04:19:55.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@07:53:37.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 5 April 2013@01:34:33.


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