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Headword: *pwle/sketo
Adler number: pi,2155
Translated headword: kept going to and fro
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] kept going about.[1]
And Homer [writes]: "a certain old man keeps coming and going."[2]
Greek Original:
*pwle/sketo: a)nestre/feto. kai\ *(/omhros: pwlei=tai/ tis ge/rwn.
[1] The headword is an epic imperfect (frequentative) of pwle/omai, in the third person singular. Same or similar glossing in other lexica including Hesychius, and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 1.490, where the form occurs.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 4.384 (about Proteus), with the third person singular present of the same verb.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 February 2013@01:00:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 February 2013@03:28:05.
David Whitehead on 11 October 2013@05:52:08.


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