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Headword: *dianeu=sai
Adler number: delta,667
Translated headword: to swim across, to swim through
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to dive in and swim across.[1]
"Having wanted to swim across, they were getting wet because of their [sc. hoplite] panoply."[2]
Greek Original:
*dianeu=sai: diakolumbh=sai. dianeu=sai e)qelh/santes e)bapti/zonto u(po\ th=s panopli/as.
cf. delta 666, delta 670.
[1] Aorist infinitive(s); for the glossing cf. the scholia to Lucian, 46.2 Rabe (on Lexiphanes 2, where dianeu=sai occurs).
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 23 September 2003@17:30:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note 1; cosmetics) on 24 September 2003@03:59:13.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 9 March 2011@05:20:31.
David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaking) on 1 July 2012@07:22:45.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 26 October 2015@05:17:21.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 25 July 2016@01:22:59.


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