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Headword: Μαίνω
Adler number: mu,336
Translated headword: I am mad
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] I am driven as possessed by a god.
Greek Original:
Μαίνω: ἐνθουσιωδῶς κινοῦμαι.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly elsewhere: see the references at Photius mu38 Theodoridis.
This present active of μαίνομαι is late, and would be expected to have causative force: see LSJ s.v. II. (For 'enthusiasm' cf. epsilon 1364, epsilon 1365, epsilon 1366.)
cf. generally mu 145, mu 332.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 July 2004@17:48:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more x-refs; cosmetics) on 14 July 2004@04:02:07.
David Whitehead (another note) on 12 May 2013@07:35:03.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 12 May 2013@21:21:32.

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