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Headword: Ἔγγυον
Adler number: epsilon,168
Translated headword: secure
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] safe.[1] Also [sc. attested is] ἔγγυος , [meaning] one who gives a security.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related feminine participle] ἐγγυωμένη , [meaning] making sure. The Pisidian [writes]: "now let the moon shine at the full, making sure, with Chosroes ceasing, that the Persians no longer bewitch creation."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἔγγυον: ἀσφαλές. καὶ Ἔγγυος, ὁ ἐγγυητής. καὶ Ἐγγυωμένη, ἀσφαλιζομένη. Πισίδης: νῦν πανσέληνος ἡ σελήνη λαμπέτω, τοῦ Χοσρόου λήγοντος, ἐγγυωμένη Πέρσας τὸ λοιπὸν μὴ θεουργεῖν τὴν κτίσιν.
[1] Neuter singular; same or similar glossing in Hesychius and elsewhere; and cf. epsilon 51.
[2] Masculine nominative singular. Latte on Hesychius s.v. (where it is glossed with ἀνάδοχος ) regards it as quoted from the New Testament: Hebrews 7.22.
[3] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 1.6-8.
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Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 June 2005@00:48:45.
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