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Headword: *peiste/on
Adler number: pi,1479
Translated headword: one must obey, to be obeyed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] it is necessary to obey.
Greek Original:
*peiste/on: dei= pei/qesqai.
From the verb pei/qw/pei/qomai (pi 1440); peiste/on is attested also in the senses "one must believe" and "one must persuade" (LSJ s.v.). Cf. pi 1646.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
See also under omicron 768.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 June 2004@02:28:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 20 June 2004@05:08:32.
Catharine Roth on 21 June 2004@00:37:32.
David Whitehead (another note) on 29 September 2011@08:58:57.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 13 October 2011@15:48:21.
David Whitehead on 2 October 2013@08:31:35.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 7 July 2014@22:51:50.


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