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Headword: Κατασπέρχων
Adler number: kappa,779
Translated headword: urging on
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] hastening/encouraging.
Greek Original:
Κατασπέρχων: σπουδάζων.
Notes:
Same entry in other lexica. The headword is present active participle, masculine nominative singular, of the verb κατασπέρχω . It is here quoted from, and glossed as in the scholia to, Aristophanes, Acharnians 1188 (web address 1): a messenger describes Lamachos' accident in mock-tragic terms borrowed from Euripides.
For this verb see also kappa 994.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 August 2008@08:04:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link and cross-reference, set status) on 7 August 2008@00:16:16.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 7 August 2008@03:04:02.
David Whitehead on 5 February 2013@05:44:18.

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