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Headword: Θέλειν
Adler number: theta,105
Translated headword: to wish
Vetting Status: high
Meaning to be able.
Greek Original:
Θέλειν: ἀντὶ τοῦ δύνασθαι.
Same entry in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. Latte on Hesychius s.v. tentatively suggests that the origin of the entry is Homer, Iliad 21.366.
For ἐθέλω with a negative approaching the sense of δύναμαι , see LSJ s.v. A.2.
cf. epsilon 299, omicron 840.
Keywords: definition; epic
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 May 2006@04:31:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 May 2006@19:27:06.
Catharine Roth (added note) on 3 May 2006@19:30:57.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 4 May 2006@03:32:11.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@04:45:39.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2015@00:26:03.


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