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Headword: *mw=sqai
Adler number: mu,1346
Translated headword: to covet
Vetting Status: high
"[...] to covet what is hidden, and to meddle [...]."[1]
Meaning to ask/seek among Spartans.[2]
Greek Original:
*mw=sqai: to\ lanqa/non mw=sqai, kai\ polupragmonei=n. a)nti\ tou= zhtei=n para\ *la/kwsi.
[1] Julian, Letter to Herakleios the Cynic 14 Rochefort (= or.7 p.219a Hercher).
[2] cf. under mu 1332, and LSJ s.v. mw=mai -- but generally there, i.e. there is no reason to think this verb was specifically Laconian, or Doric (as is claimed here and by Helladius, in Photius, Bibliotheca 531a1-2).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 6 August 2009@08:09:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 6 August 2009@08:40:54.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes; another keyword) on 28 May 2013@05:57:55.
David Whitehead (coding) on 18 May 2016@11:02:09.


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