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Headword: *dre/pou
Adler number: delta,1521
Translated headword: harvest!
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] gather in![1]
Herodotus [writes]: "stripping off the bark of the trees and harvesting in the leaves, they ate [them]."[2]
Greek Original:
*dre/pou: tru/ga. *(hro/dotos: tw=n de/ndrwn to\n floio\n perile/pontes kai\ ta\ fu/lla katadre/pontes h)/sqion.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword -- present middle imperative, second person singular, of dre/pw -- must be quoted from somewhere; extant possibilities are all post-classical. For the verb cf. delta 1519, delta 1520, delta 1522.
[2] Herodotus 8.115.2 (web address 1), with the compound verb katadre/pw; on Xerxes' army in retreat from Greece.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 March 2005@00:23:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented note and keywords) on 20 March 2005@04:09:48.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 7 October 2005@00:21:12.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 3 August 2011@20:09:57.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; more keywords) on 4 August 2011@03:10:50.
David Whitehead on 18 July 2012@06:14:20.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 15 November 2015@09:01:22.


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