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Headword: Χερνιπτομένους
Adler number: chi,213
Translated headword: hand-washing, washing hands
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning them] bathing their hands. "They killed those who were washing their hands beside the altars themselves."[1]
Greek Original:
Χερνιπτομένους: τὰς χεῖρας νιπτομένους. χερνιπτομένους πρὸς αὐτοῖς τοῖς βωμοῖς ἀπέκτειναν.
The headword, extracted from the quotation is the present middle/passive participle, masuline accusative plural, of the deponent verb χερνίπτομαι ("I wash my hands").
[1] Quotation already at chi 210, q.v.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2008@16:50:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@10:04:03.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2011@03:27:48.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2013@07:54:43.


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