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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: ἔρχᾰτος Medium diacritics: ἔρχατος Low diacritics: έρχατος Capitals: ΕΡΧΑΤΟΣ
Transliteration A: érchatos Transliteration B: erchatos Transliteration C: erchatos Beta Code: e)/rxatos

English (LSJ)


   A fence, enclosure, hedge, Hsch.; cf. ἕρκατος.

German (Pape)

[Seite 1038] ὁ (εἴργω), Zaun, Gehege zum Einschließen, wie ἕρκος, Hesych. erkl. φραγμός.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἔρχᾰτος: ὁ, «φραγμὸς» Ἡσύχ., πρβλ. ἕρκος.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: φραγμός H.
Other forms: Also ἕρκατος φραγμός, ἑρκάτη φυλακή.
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: In itself the change κ\/χ might point to a Pre-Greek word. One may have been influenced by ἔρκος (s.v.). There is also ἑρκάνη, ὁρκάνη. Latte corrects ἑρκάτη in ἑρκάνη, which is in any case too uncertain. Cf. also ὄρχατος orchard; perhaps adapted to ἐρχατόωντο (ξ 15), which belongs to εἴργω; s. v. - Acc. to Fraenkel KZ 72, 193ff. to Lith. sérgėti protect, guard.

Frisk Etymology German

ἔρχατος: {érkhatos}
Meaning: φραγμός H.
Derivative: Daneben ἕρκατος· φραγμός, ἑρκάτη· φυλακή.
Etymology : Kontaminationen aus ἕρκος Gehege und ὄρχατος Baumgarten, evtl. mit Angleichung an ἐρχατόωντο (ξ 15), das zu εἴργω gehört; s. d. m. Lit. — Nach Fraenkel KZ 72, 193ff. zu lit. sérgėti behüten, bewachen.
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