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Headword: *)apekau/qhsan
Adler number: alpha,2989
Translated headword: they were frozen off
Vetting Status: high
"Many had their hands and feet frozen off by the cold".[1]
Greek Original:
*)apekau/qhsan: polloi\ de\ u(po\ kru/ous a)pekau/qhsan xei=ras kai\ po/das.
[1] Arrian, Parthica p.17 Roos; cf. beta 441. The headword is aorist passive, third person plural, of a)pokai/w, which literally means "burn off," but is used for the effects of cold from Homer onwards.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@13:45:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 20 December 2000@03:44:35.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 18 August 2002@09:14:02.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added keyword, raised status) on 17 July 2007@22:33:30.
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 23 July 2007@03:41:34.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@04:10:37.


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