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Headword: Ἐγχριμφθεῖσα
Adler number: epsilon,188
Translated headword: coming close
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning she who is] approaching.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the aorist active infinitive] ἐγχρίψαι in Herodotus, [meaning] to attack, to benefit from.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐγχριμφθεῖσα: προσπελασθεῖσα. καὶ Ἐγχρίψαι παρ' Ἡροδότῳ, ἐμπεσεῖν, παραπολαῦσαι.
Notes:
[1] The headword is the aorist passive participle, feminine nominative singular, of ἐγχρίπτω (cf. epsilon 186, epsilon 187). It is quoted from Homer, Iliad 5.662; cf. the scholia there, and to 7.272 (where the equivalent masculine occurs).
[2] From a gloss on Herodotus 2.60.2, where in fact the participle ἐγχρίμψαντες occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2006@01:26:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 January 2006@03:30:06.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded notes; cosmetics) on 27 July 2012@07:09:29.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 5 December 2015@10:38:02.

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