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Headword: Ἰσχανόωσα
Adler number: iota,710
Translated headword: restraining
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] preventing.[1] Also [sc. attested is] ἰσχανόωσι ["they restrain"], [meaning] they prevent, they hold back.[2]
But [sc. also attested is] ἰσχανόω [meaning] I desire; [used] with a genitive.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἰσχανόωσα: κωλύουσα. καὶ Ἰσχανόωσι, κωλύουσι, κατέχουσιν. Ἰσχανόω δὲ τὸ ἐπιθυμῶ: γενικῇ.
[1] The headword is epic present participle of ἰσχανάω , feminine nominative singular. Perhaps deriving from the corresponding accusative in Homer, Iliad 23.300.
[2] Third person plural, present indicative, of this verb. Probably from Homer, Iliad 5.89; cf. the scholia there.
[3] Cf. scholion on Homer, Odyssey 8.288.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 April 2006@00:47:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 24 April 2006@04:01:00.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 16 January 2013@04:58:11.


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