Shift #3382

sweat → work (n.)

Show map

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ἱδρώς
Meaning 1 sweat, perspiration ἱδρώς ἀνῄει χρωτί
"sweat was appearing on (Heracles') skin"
Direction
Meaning 2 hard work τῆς ἀρετῆς ἱδρῶτα θεοὶ προπάροιθεν ἔθηκαν
"in front of the virtue the gods placed the labout (i.e. You can get the virtue only by hard work)"
Reference
Related Languages
Comment