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Headword: Ἀέξετο
Adler number: alpha,555
Translated headword: was growing, was waxing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was increasing.
Greek Original:
Ἀέξετο: ηὐξάνετο.
Same entry in Hesychius alpha1374; similar ones elsewhere, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, which goes on to quote Homer, Odyssey 10.93 (where the headword occurs, of a wave).
The headword is unaugmented imperfect middle form of ἀέξω , a poetic variant of αὔξω ; comes from *aweks- instead of *awks-.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 April 2000@08:58:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note and link.) on 11 September 2000@22:34:39.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 9 May 2004@07:35:22.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked note; cosmetics) on 12 January 2012@04:05:15.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 March 2015@22:53:56.
David Whitehead on 27 April 2015@11:13:01.


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