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Headword: Διακναιόμενος
Adler number: delta,586
Translated headword: being worn away
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone or something] being filed smooth, or being pained.
Aristophanes [writes]: "some strange desire presses upon me, which has worn away at me."[2]
Greek Original:
Διακναιόμενος: ξεόμενος, ἢ λυπούμενος. Ἀριστοφάνης: ἄτοπος δ' ἔγκειταί μοί τις πόθος, ὅς με διακναίσας ἔχει.
Notes:
For this verb see also delta 572, delta 587.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword participle must be quoted from somewhere; perhaps (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 94.
[2] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 957-58; cf. alpha 4374.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 4 July 2003@14:19:54.
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David Whitehead (added x-ref; cosmetics) on 6 July 2003@06:56:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 June 2012@07:07:31.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 October 2015@01:00:22.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2015@10:42:58.
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