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Headword: Χειρῶσαι
Adler number: chi,273
Translated headword: to make desolate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to lay waste.
Greek Original:
Χειρῶσαι: ἐρημῶσαι.
Same entry in Lexica Segueriana 41.17. The headword -- otherwise unattested -- is aorist active infinitive, seemingly of the verb χειρόω ("to master; subjugate"), but more probably a late alternative spelling of χηρόω ("to make desolate"): see chi 292.
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Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 March 2008@18:27:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 29 March 2008@21:01:50.
David Whitehead on 30 March 2008@05:42:24.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 11 November 2013@06:35:59.
David Whitehead (coding) on 1 June 2016@03:30:38.


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