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Headword: *pra/ktora
Adler number: pi,2205
Translated headword: executor, punisher
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] avenger. "[I hoped for him] to come at some future time as a punisher of a father's murder."
Greek Original:
*pra/ktora: e)/kdikon. fo/nou pot' au)to\n pra/ktor' i(/cesqai patro/s.
Sophocles, Electra 953 (Electra speaking about her brother Orestes), with scholion.
For another sense of the headword noun (here in the accusative case, extracted from the quotation), see pi 2206.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 March 2013@00:01:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 19 March 2013@04:14:21.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2013@06:59:33.


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