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Headword: *)epirrapi/zwn
Adler number: epsilon,2543
Translated headword: smiting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] preventing.[1] "He[A] disdained [or: was ashamed at] the [deed done] unbidden by him[,B] at the mere [or: single] threat, and the wish that the action [be done] by himself, that man[A?] smiting [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*)epirrapi/zwn: kwlu/wn. o( de\ h)/|sxune th=| a)peilh=| mo/nh| to\ a)ke/leuston au)tou= kai\ to\ u(f' e(autou= bou/lesqai th\n pra=cin, e)pirrapi/zwn a)/ra e)kei=nos.
[1] The headword is present participle, masculine nominative singular, of the verb e)pirrapi/zw; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Aelian fr. 259 Domingo-Forasté (261 Hercher). At least two individuals, here A and B, are involved, but the phraseology is obscure nonetheless, and the nominative clause with the actual headword participle in it comes in clumsily at the end.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 November 2007@00:52:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 27 November 2007@03:26:21.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 2) on 30 August 2011@01:14:37.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded n.2) on 31 August 2011@04:20:11.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2012@09:02:48.


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