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Headword: *diakwxh/
Adler number: delta,601
Translated headword: cessation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] intermission.
Greek Original:
*diakwxh/: dia/leiyis.
Likewise in other lexica. From the scholia to Thucydides 3.87.1 (web address 1), where the headword occurs (of the respite between the first and second outbreaks of plague in Athens in the 420s BCE). Elsewhere the headword -- better spelled diokwxh/ as at delta 1157 -- can mean an armistice or cease-fire.
cf. pi 689.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 4 July 2003@15:12:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; expanded note; added keywords) on 6 July 2003@07:48:50.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link and cross-reference) on 27 June 2011@18:41:00.
Catharine Roth (another cross-reference) on 27 June 2011@18:42:40.
David Whitehead (typo) on 28 June 2011@03:11:37.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 29 June 2011@12:09:17.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 October 2015@03:24:08.


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