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Headword: *)ekti/nwn
Adler number: epsilon,655
Translated headword: paying off
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a dative. [Meaning] giving back.[1]
"Paying off the debt to mother earth [he] buries the shipwrecked man."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the form] e)ktinnu/wn, [also meaning] giving back.[3]
Greek Original:
*)ekti/nwn: dotikh=|. a)podidou/s. th=| mhtri\ gh=| to\ xre/os e)kti/nwn to\n nauhgo\n qa/ptei. kai\ *)ektinnu/wn, a)podidou/s.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is present participle, masculine nominative singular, of e)kti/nw (cf. epsilon 657, epsilon 659).
[2] Aelian fr. 241a Domingo-Forasté (242 Hercher).
[3] Present participle of e)ktinnu/w. (Same glossing in other lexica; evidently quoted from somewhere.) Both this and the athematic e)kti/nnumi are variants of e)kti/nw.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 February 2006@00:23:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented n.3) on 9 February 2006@03:30:38.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 9 August 2012@06:30:17.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 19 November 2012@01:37:03.


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