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Headword: *(re/zei
Adler number: rho,91
Translated headword: makes [sacrifices]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she] sacrifices, does [them], acts as priest/priestess, prepares [them].
Greek Original:
*(re/zei: qusia/zei, poiei=, i(erateu/ei, paraskeua/zei.
The headword is third person singular, present indicative, of r(e/zw; same or similar glossing in other lexica; evidently extracted from somewhere. (Adler classifies the entry as an Homeric gloss, and if she is right the source will be Homer, Odyssey 22.158; however, there are alternatives in (e.g.) fragments of Pherecrates and Epicharmus.)
See also rho 90, rho 101.
This verb comes from the root *wreg-/werg-, being related to the noun e)/rgon and cognate with English "work."
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 February 2010@00:56:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 3 February 2010@03:09:05.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 4 February 2010@01:08:43.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 24 August 2011@06:44:44.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@09:52:47.


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