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Headword: *katandri/zesqai
Adler number: kappa,668
Translated headword: to fight manfully against
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive. [Meaning] to wrestle down.
Greek Original:
*katandri/zesqai: genikh=|. katapalai/ein.
The substantive gloss is also in other lexica.
For this verb see already kappa 473 (out of alphabetical order). Its present infinitive, here, occurs once in Origen and frequently in Cyril of Alexandria (in whom it is a favorite in all forms). Theodoridis on Photius s.v. draws particular attention to Cyril's Commentary on Isaiah 5.5 (PG 70.1368a).
Keywords: athletics; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 May 2008@07:35:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keyword, set status) on 11 May 2008@19:51:32.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 12 May 2008@03:07:34.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 12 May 2008@07:01:20.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@06:10:56.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@07:46:25.


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