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Headword: Epipêdô
Adler number: epsilon,2509
Translated headword: I pounce upon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with a dative.[1] "Upon whom we did not even pounce from the beginning."[2] But [sc. also used] with an accusative: "[he] pounced upon the power shamelessly."[3]
Greek Original:
Epipêdô: dotikêi. hois oude ap' archês epepêdêsamen. aitiatikêi de: epepêdêsen anaidôs tên exousian.
Notes:
[1] This information is present in the Lexicon Syntacticum of Codex Laurentianus 59.16, entries 26 and 46.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable, but all other attestations of this particular form of the verb (aorist indicative active first person plural) occur in the writings of St. John Chrysostomos.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; politics; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 November 2007@17:56:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 30 November 2007@03:48:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 October 2012@07:31:03.

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