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κατάσκιος

First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: κατάσκιος κατάσκιον

Structure: κατασκι (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: skia/

Sense

  1. shaded or covered with
  2. overshadowing

Examples

  • ὁ Θεὸσ ἀπὸ Θαιμὰν ἥξει, καὶ ὁ ἅγιοσ ἐξ ὄρουσ κατασκίου δασέοσ. . ἐκάλυψεν οὐρανοὺσ ἡ ἀρετὴ αὐτοῦ, καὶ αἰνέσεωσ αὐτοῦ πλήρησ ἡ γῆ. (Septuagint, Prophetia Habacuc 3:3)
  • ἑώρακα τὴν νύκτα καὶ ἰδοὺ ἀνὴρ ἐπιβεβηκὼσ ἐπὶ ἵππον πυρρόν, καὶ οὗτοσ εἱστήκει ἀνὰ μέσον τῶν ὀρέων τῶν κατασκίων, καὶ ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ ἵπποι πυρροὶ καὶ ψαροὶ καὶ ποικίλοι καὶ λευκοί. (Septuagint, Prophetia Zachariae 1:8)
  • ὅτι ἀπ’ αἰῶνοσ συνέτριψασ τὸν ζυγόν σου, διέσπασασ τοὺσ δεσμούσ σου καὶ εἶπασ. οὐ δουλεύσω σοι, ἀλλὰ πορεύσομαι ἐπὶ πάντα βουνὸν ὑψηλὸν καὶ ὑποκάτω παντὸσ ξύλου κατασκίου, ἐκεῖ διαχυθήσομαι ἐν τῇ πορνείᾳ μου. (Septuagint, Liber Ieremiae 2:19)
  • καὶ εἰσήγαγον αὐτοὺσ εἰσ τὴν γῆν, ἣν ᾖρα τὴν χεῖρά μου τοῦ δοῦναι αὐτὴν αὐτοῖσ, καὶ εἶδον πάντα βουνὸν ὑψηλὸν καὶ πᾶν ξύλον κατάσκιον καὶ ἔθυσαν ἐκεῖ τοῖσ θεοῖσ αὐτῶν καὶ ἔταξαν ἐκεῖ ὀσμὴν εὐωδίασ καὶ ἔσπεισαν ἐκεῖ τὰσ σπονδὰσ αὐτῶν. (Septuagint, Prophetia Ezechielis 20:28)
  • θῆρεσ δὲ φρίσσουσ’, οὐρὰσ δ’ ὑπὸ μέζε’ ἔθεντο, τῶν καὶ λάχνῃ δέρμα κατάσκιον· (Hesiod, Works and Days, Book WD 59:4)
  • ὁ δεινόσ, ὁ ταλαύρινοσ, ὃσ τὴν Γοργόνα πάλλει κραδαίνων τρισὶ κατάσκιοσ λόφοισ. (Aristotle, Acharnians, Episode7)
  • ἐκ γὰρ τοῦ Νείλου διώρυχεσ ἐσέχουσι οὐ συμμίσγουσαι ἀλλήλῃσι, ἀλλ’ ἄχρι τῆσ ἐσόδου τοῦ ἱροῦ ἑκατέρη ἐσέχει, ἣ μὲν τῇ περιρρέουσα ἣ δὲ τῇ, εὖροσ ἐοῦσα ἑκατέρη ἑκατὸν ποδῶν, δένδρεσι κατάσκιοσ. (Herodotus, The Histories, book 2, chapter 138 2:3)

Synonyms

  1. shaded or covered with

  2. overshadowing

Related

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

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