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Headword: Ἐδίψησαν
Adler number: epsilon,242
Translated headword: they thirsted
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] they craved.[1]
"He thirsted to free his fatherland."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐδίψησαν: ἐπεθύμησαν. ὁ δὲ ἐλευθερῶσαι τὴν πατρίδα ἐδίψησεν.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword is aorist indicative active, third person plural, of διψάω (for which cf. generally delta 1307). It must be quoted from somewhere, perhaps the Septuagint (Wisdom of Solomon 11.4).
[2] Aelian fr. 217 Domingo-Forasté (216 Hercher).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; politics; religion
Translated by: Giorgos Akrivas on 19 January 2004@04:01:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied notes; cosmetics) on 19 January 2004@04:26:38.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 14 February 2011@04:57:30.
David Whitehead on 29 July 2012@07:18:11.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 27 October 2012@01:39:48.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 6 December 2015@05:59:25.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 November 2016@00:44:55.

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