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Headword: Ἔδρασεν
Adler number: epsilon,266
Translated headword: acted; settled
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] did, seated.
Greek Original:
Ἔδρασεν: ἐποίησεν, ἐκάθισεν.
Notes:
Given the ambiguous glossing -- on which see further below -- Adler printed this headword (aorist, third person singular) as the non-committal εδρασεν , as did Theodoridis for the sol/finder/showlinks.cgi?kws=Photius">Photius entry which it follows (epsilon135). The SOL headword overrides this prudent caution by being ἔδρασεν , i.e. from δράω . (For this with corresponding glosses compare delta 1488, delta 1507.)
The problem is that only the first of the two glosses makes a good fit with ἔδρασεν . The second might simply be a mistake; however, a more complicated explanation suggests itself when we take into account Hesychius epsilon511, which glosses ἕδρασεν (sic) with ἐκάθισεν (and ἐκόσμησεν ). By sol/finder/showlinks.cgi?kws=Photius">Photius' time, it would therefore seem, two very similar entries have become conflated, the second of them from the verb ἑδράζω (for which cf. under alpha 4384).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Giorgos Akrivas on 23 January 2004@15:32:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented note and keywords) on 24 January 2004@05:19:55.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics, cross-reference, status) on 6 February 2005@19:08:46.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 30 July 2012@03:34:48.
David Whitehead (added another headword option; reworked and expanded note) on 6 December 2015@09:27:02.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 6 December 2015@20:22:44.
David Whitehead (more of same) on 7 December 2015@03:09:10.

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