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Headword: *)ale/casqai
Adler number: alpha,1130
Translated headword: to ward off
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to defend.[1]
Xenophon [writes]: "for there was a great difference between starting from [friendly] territory to ward off the enemy and fighting while on the march with the enemy attacking".[2]
Greek Original:
*)ale/casqai: e)pamu/nein. *cenofw=n: polu\ ga\r die/feren e)k xw/ras o(rmwme/nous a)le/casqai h)\ proporeuome/nous e)piou=si toi=s polemi/ois ma/xesqai.
The headword is aorist middle infinitive of a)le/cw. It might be extracted from the quotation given, or else (and more probably?) quoted from Homer, Iliad 13.475; cf. the scholia there.
cf. alpha 1131, alpha 1132, alpha 1133, alpha 1134, alpha 1135, alpha 1136, alpha 1139, alpha 1140.
[1] Similar entry in Hesychius (alpha2871).
[2] Xenophon, Anabasis 3.4.33 (with minor differences).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 May 2000@00:52:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 27 January 2001@11:46:49.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 12 June 2002@06:39:56.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 February 2012@07:51:33.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 3 February 2012@07:54:02.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2015@11:32:54.


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