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Headword: *)egkissh/swsi
Adler number: epsilon,98
Translated headword: they would yearn to be pregnant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they would conceive, they will desire [sc. this state].
Greek Original:
*)egkissh/swsi: sulla/bwsin, e)piqumh/sousin.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword -- aorist subjunctive of the verb e)gkissa/w (cf. kappa 1677), in the third person plural -- is quoted from Genesis 30.39 (on Jacob's methods of animal husbandry).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 June 2005@06:09:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 19 June 2005@21:48:44.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 20 June 2005@02:43:05.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2012@05:08:45.


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