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Headword: *zugomaxei=
Adler number: zeta,185
Translated headword: battles the yoke
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is contentious, like yoked oxen. The term has been coined from the fighting of oxen with each other. For they, when they are tired as they pull, often push the weight against each other. Hyperides has used [the word].[1]
Greek Original:
*zugomaxei=: stasia/zei, w(s oi( bo/es e)zeugme/noi. meth=ktai h( le/cis a)po\ th=s tw=n bow=n pro\s a)llh/lous ma/xhs. e)kei=noi ga\r polla/kis o(/tan e(/lkwsi ka/mnontes, e)perei/dousi to\ ba/ros pro\s a)llh/lous. ke/xrhtai *(uperi/dhs.
Same or similar material in other lexica. See also zeta 186 (and under delta 1145).
[1] Hyperides fr. 245 Jensen.
Keywords: agriculture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2005@09:19:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 May 2005@12:25:06.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 21 May 2005@03:33:27.
David Whitehead on 2 December 2012@06:27:12.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2016@04:02:59.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2016@04:03:37.


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