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Headword: Εἴκων
Adler number: epsiloniota,94
Translated headword: yielding
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he] giving way.[1] Also [sc. attested is] εἴκοι ["might yield"], [meaning he/she/it] might give way.[2]
Greek Original:
Εἴκων: ὑποχωρῶν. καὶ Εἴκοι, ὑποχωροίη.
Notes:
cf. epsiloniota 91.
[1] The primary headword is present participle of εἴκω , masculine nominative singular. Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 5.348, where εἶκε occurs. The present headword itself might also be quoted from Homer; there are nine instances
[2] Present optative of the same verb, third person singular. Very probably quoted from Homer, Odyssey 18.374; cf. Latte on Hesychius epsilon831.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 July 2005@23:54:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 7 July 2005@04:07:46.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 23 November 2012@06:44:35.

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