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Headword: Diisthmonisai
Adler number: delta,1048
Translated headword: to isthmus-cross
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the process of hauling the ship across the Isthmus; what the Corinthians used to do on the Isthmus.
Greek Original:
Diisthmonisai: to dia tou Isthmou helkein tên naun: hoper epoioun en tôi Isthmôi hoi Korinthioi.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 648, which use this aorist infinitive (of a verb, diisqmoni/zw, overlooked by LSJ); see in full at iota 640.
Compare generally delta 1047 (and with a different preverb, upsilon 299).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 May 2003@11:31:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 12 May 2003@00:47:45.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 10 July 2012@07:07:17.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@06:35:01.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 7 October 2018@02:10:34.


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