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Headword: Θέλειν
Adler number: theta,105
Translated headword: to wish
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning to be able.
Greek Original:
Θέλειν: ἀντὶ τοῦ δύνασθαι.
Notes:
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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