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Headword: *kaqi/stato
Adler number: kappa,115
Translated headword: began to prepare for
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was taking care of, was considering. "The emperor, having heard the information that had been collected [...], immediately began to prepare for war."[1]
Greek Original:
*kaqi/stato: e)pemelei=to, e)fro/ntizen. o( de\ basileu\s a)kou/sas ta\ cunenexqe/nta eu)qu\s kaqi/stato e)s to\n po/lemon.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given (where the context indicates the inchoative sense of the imperfect).
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 5.5.1 (abridged). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XCIV.
Smyth, H. W., Greek Grammar, section ยง1900
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 27 July 2008@17:43:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added reference and keywords, set status) on 27 July 2008@20:38:49.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 July 2008@03:30:07.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 12 October 2011@03:29:21.
David Whitehead on 22 January 2013@05:55:01.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 19 December 2014@19:35:42.


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