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Headword: Κρατεῖν
Adler number: kappa,2337
Translated headword: to prevail [over]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to be victorious [over]. "[The story goes that?] the hare prevails in the race over its pursuers".[1]
Greek Original:
Κρατεῖν: νικᾶν. τὸν δὲ λαγῳὸν κρατεῖν τῷ δρόμῳ τῶν διωκόντων.
Note:
[1] Quotation unidentifiable; perhaps from a proverbial anecdote (but, if so, not the one about the hare and the tortoise; cf. kappa 395, and more generally lambda 28, lambda 29).
Keywords: daily life; definition; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2007@08:13:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 December 2007@01:05:47.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 10 December 2007@03:16:52.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@06:06:18.

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