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Headword: *diatitra=n
Adler number: delta,791
Translated headword: to bore through
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to perforate.[1]
"[sc. They were] boring through upwards into the most precipitous parts."[2]
And elsewhere: "to bore through the skins with small daggers."[3]
Greek Original:
*diatitra=n: diatrupa=n. e)s ta\ a)pokrhmno/tata a)/nw diatitra/ntes. kai\ au)=qis: maxairidi/ois diatitra=n tou\s a)skou/s.
[1] Likewise in other lexica.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. Adler notes Toup's attribution to Cassius Dio (who has an instance of diati/trantes a)/nw: 69.12.3), alongside her own suggestion: Arrian.
[3] Again, quotation unidentifiable (in this precise form, but cf. alphaiota 106, kappa 2036).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 10 March 2004@09:21:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and another keyword; cosmetics) on 10 March 2004@11:57:09.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 10 February 2011@10:49:13.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 9 March 2011@07:09:35.
David Whitehead on 2 July 2012@08:53:27.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 30 October 2015@07:35:38.


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