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Headword: *)orignhqh=nai
Adler number: omicron,560
Translated headword: to stretch oneself after
Vetting Status: high
Meaning to desire.[1] Also [sc. attested is] o)rignw/meqa, [meaning] we yearn.[2]
"But he revealed [sc. himself as someone] stretching himself after becoming a Christian."[3]
Greek Original:
*)orignhqh=nai: a)nti\ tou= e)piqumh=sai. kai\ *)orignw/meqa, o)rego/meqa. o( de\ e)dh/lwsen w(s o)rignw/menos *xristiano\s gene/sqai.
[1] Aorist infinitive of o)rigna/omai; similarly glossed in other lexica; quoted, as Harpokration (and Photius) s.v. shows, from Antiphon's On Truth (fr. 21 Diels-Kranz). See also sigma 1616.
[2] First person plural present of the same verb, also similarly glossed elsewhere; but here the source is unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation (and individual) unknown.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 March 2010@01:15:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 March 2010@03:25:57.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 13 July 2011@05:57:59.


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