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Headword: Ἐγκυρῆσαι
Adler number: epsilon,137
Translated headword: to light upon
Vetting Status: high
Meaning to meet with.[1] So Cratinus [sc. used the word].[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐγκυρῆσαι: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐντυχεῖν. οὕτως Κρατῖνος.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[1] Aorist infinitive(s).
[2] Cratinus fr. 35 Kock (now 36 Kassel-Austin), from Delian Women. For the alternative form ἐγκῦρσαι see e.g. Sophocles, Electra 863 (web address 1).
Kock, T. Comicorum Atticorum Fragmenta, 3 vols., Leipzig: Teubner, 1880-1888
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Abram Ring on 27 January 2006@16:12:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified notes; added a keyword) on 29 January 2006@05:03:11.
Abram Ring (cosmetics, bibliographic reference added) on 27 March 2006@13:08:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 July 2012@04:50:50.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 23 December 2014@03:54:13.
David Whitehead (another note) on 5 December 2015@05:51:49.


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