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ἑκτέος

First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἑκτέος ἑκτέᾱ ἑκτέον

Structure: ἑκτε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: e)/xw의 분사형

Sense

  1. to be held
  2. one must have

Examples

  • ὦ Ξανθία, σφῷν δ’ ἐστὶν ὀρθὸσ ἑκτέοσ ὁ φαλλὸσ ἐξόπισθε τῆσ κανηφόρου· (Aristotle, Acharnians, Lyric-Scene12)
  • οἶσθ’ οὖν ἀπολωλεκυῖα πυρῶν ἑκτέα, ὃν χρῆν ἔμ’ ἐξ ἐκκλησίασ εἰληφέναι; (Aristotle, Ecclesiazusae, Choral, iambics 1:8)
  • "ἐπιμελεῖσθαι δὲ τὸν βασιλεύοντα τῶν τε ἀρχόντων ὅπωσ ἂν καθιστῶνται καὶ τοὺσ παρασίτουσ ἐκ τῶν δήμων αἱρῶνται κατὰ τὰ γεγραμμένα, τοὺσ δὲ παρασίτουσ ἐκ τῆσ βουκολίασ ἐκλέγειν ἐκ τοῦ μέρουσ τοῦ ἑαυτῶν ἕκαστον ἑκτέα κριθῶν δαίνυσθαί τε τοὺσ ὄντασ Ἀθηναίων ἐν τῷ ἱερῷ κατὰ τὰ πάτρια, τὸν δ’ ἑκτέα παρέχειν εἰσ τὰ ἀρχεῖα τῷ Ἀπόλλωνι τοὺσ Ἀχαρνέων παρασίτουσ ἀπὸ τῆσ ἐκλογῆσ τῶν κριθῶν. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 6, book 6, chapter 27 1:5)
  • πρὸσ πάντασ δὴ τούτουσ τοὺσ θανάτουσ ἐλαφρῶσ ἑκτέον, εἰδότασ ὅτι τὴν μοῖραν οὐκ ἔστιν ἐκφυγεῖν πεπαιδευμένων δ’ ἐστὶν ἀνθρώπων προσειληφέναι ὅτι βραχὺν χρόνον προειλήφασιν ἡμᾶσ οἱ δοκοῦντεσ ἀώροι τοῦ ζῆν ἐστερῆσθαι· (Plutarch, Consolatio ad Apollonium, chapter, section 31 3:1)

Synonyms

  1. to be held

  2. one must have

Related

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Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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