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Headword: Ἑστιῶν
Adler number: epsilon,3227
Translated headword: feasting
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] providing a meal.[1]
"He feasts the man for 6 days in a full-scale banquet."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἑστιῶν: ἀριστοποιῶν. ὁ δὲ ἑστιᾷ τὸν ἄνδρα ἡμερῶν #2# ἐς πανθοινίαν.
Notes:
Headword and gloss are both present active participles in the masculine nominative singular. The headword one must be quoted from somewhere (but not from the quotation given: see note 2 below); there are numerous possibilities.
[1] Up to this point, the entry = Synagoge epsilon875; Photius, Lexicon epsilon2031; Hesychius epsilon6411 (cf. epsilon6412).
[2] Quotation (including the present indicative active, third person singular, of the headword verb) unidentifiable. See also at epsiloniota 318, but with a different form of the verb (imperfect indicative active) and with 'army' rather than 'man'. Compare generally pi 197.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 January 2008@03:32:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; supplied notes; more keywords) on 28 January 2008@04:46:22.
William Hutton (Augmented notes) on 28 January 2008@06:45:19.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 1 November 2012@06:43:52.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 27 January 2014@08:31:19.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 17 February 2016@06:31:58.

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