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Headword: Bombei
Adler number: beta,372
Translated headword: buzzes
Vetting Status: high
["Buzzes"] and "buzzes around". Simocatta [writes]: "as the Persian [force] was buzzing around rather audibly, the enemy was suffering."[1]
"Buzz" [is] the sound of bees. "Buzz", a certain sound.[2]
Greek Original:
Bombei kai Peribombei. Simokatês: hôs de to Persikon periebombei tranesteron, paredrimutteto to polemion. Bombos de ho êchos tôn melissôn. bombos, psophos tis.
The twin headwords, present tense, must be extracted from somewhere (other than the quotation given, which has the imperfect of the compound verb).
[1] Theophylact Simocatta [sigma 435], Histories 2.2.1.
[2] Likewise or similarly, variously, in other lexica.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 June 2003@23:54:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keywords) on 4 June 2003@04:02:54.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; augmented notes and keywords) on 31 May 2012@07:36:13.
David Whitehead on 21 September 2015@07:36:34.


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