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Headword: Ἐγγυῶ
Adler number: epsilon,169
Translated headword: I give as a pledge, I betroth [to]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with dative. [Meaning] I give away [sc. a woman] in marriage [to a suitor].
Greek Original:
Ἐγγυῶ: δοτικῇ. ἐκδίδωμι.
Notes:
Likewise in other lexica.
The headword verb would apply to the kyrios of any woman under his control.
cf. generally epsilon 163, epsilon 164, epsilon 165.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; law; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 May 2005@22:06:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 31 May 2005@05:00:59.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 July 2011@06:01:43.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaking) on 27 July 2012@05:40:51.
David Whitehead (another note) on 5 December 2015@08:33:57.

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