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Headword: Ψυχουλκούμενος
Adler number: psi,173
Translated headword: being at one's last gasp
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] drawing his [sc. last] breath.
Greek Original:
Ψυχουλκούμενος: τὴν ψυχὴν ἑλκόμενος.
Notes:
Same entry in Photius and other lexica. From ancient commentary on 3 Maccabees 5:25 LXX, where the plural of the headword participle (reproduced only by Hesychius) occurs.
The gloss merely gives an uncompounded version of the headword.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 5 November 2004@09:32:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 5 November 2004@10:26:14.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 5 November 2004@23:30:18.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 23 April 2010@04:11:04.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@04:09:24.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@08:59:13.

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