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Headword: *)/arabes
Adler number: alpha,3728
Translated headword: Arabs
Vetting Status: high
Name of a people.[1] Also [sc. attested is the verb] a)rabi/zw, [meaning] I think the way Arabs do.[2]
But a)ra/bhse ["pealed"] means rang.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/arabes: o)/noma e)/qnous. kai\ *)arabi/zw, ta\ tw=n *)ara/bwn fronw=. *)ara/bhse de\ a)nti\ tou= h)/xhsen.
[1] See OCD(4) s.v. for the relatively restricted application of this term in antiquity.
[2] cf. e.g. mu 882. The verb a)rabi/zw is attested only here.
[3] From the scholia on Homer, Iliad 4.504, where the word occurs (of the noise made by the armour of a dying warrior as he falls).
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 June 2001@00:20:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 29 June 2001@05:32:26.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 August 2011@08:02:23.
David Whitehead on 10 April 2012@04:07:12.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@10:27:27.


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