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Headword: Κατοργᾶν
Adler number: kappa,1089
Translated headword: be quite eager, to press ahead
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to be of surpassing vigour.
Greek Original:
Κατοργᾶν: ὑπερακμάζειν.
Same entry in Hesychius kappa1845 and Photius, Lexicon kappa486 Theodoridis.
The headword verb itself, a strengthened version of ὀργᾶν (omicron 519, omicron 520), is extremely rare (LSJ entry at web address 1). TLG shows it as appearing in Herodotus 6.102 (web address 2), but κατοργῶντες there is merely one of several suggested emendations for the transmitted κατεργάζοντες .
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 6 October 2008@07:33:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified and augmented note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 7 October 2008@08:19:41.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2013@05:46:44.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, cosmetics) on 17 February 2013@00:12:26.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 19 November 2014@23:53:04.


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