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Headword: Εἴκαθεν
Adler number: epsiloniota,58
Translated headword: yielded
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] was giving way. "To whom the unquenchable fire yielded."
Greek Original:
Εἴκαθεν: ὑπεχώρει. οἷς εἴκαθε πῦρ ἄσπετον.
Notes:
The headword (extracted from the quotation given) is aorist indicative active, third person singular, of the verb εἴκω (epsiloniota 91); cf. epsiloniota 60, epsiloniota 61.
[1] John of Damascus, Canon 1.84, with gloss; also in lexicography.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 August 2005@21:45:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 25 August 2005@04:20:02.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 25 August 2005@11:41:30.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 November 2012@04:51:43.
David Whitehead on 23 November 2012@04:52:14.

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