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Headword: Παρακροτοῦντες
Adler number: pi,372
Translated headword: cheering on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] encouraging, urging on.
Greek Original:
Παρακροτοῦντες: παραθαρσύνοντες, παρορμῶντες.
= Synagoge; Photius, Lexicon pi252 Theodoridis; and cf. Hesychius pi556-557.
The headword -- present active participle, masculine nominative plural, of παρακροτέω -- is taken to be quoted from Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 7.46.5, or Josephus, Jewish War 3.239.
The root verb refers literally to urging on with applause or with other percussive sounds of approbration.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 July 2011@23:23:10.
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David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 22 July 2011@04:00:20.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 29 August 2011@09:13:12.
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