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Headword: *diafei=nai
Adler number: delta,822
Translated headword: to dismiss
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to break up.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related participle] diafei/s ["dismissing"], meaning dissolving, terminating. "Dismissing the officers, he mobilised his vanguard."[2]
Greek Original:
*diafei=nai: dialu=sai. kai\ *diafei/s, a)nti\ tou= a)polu/sas, o(ri/sas. o( de\ diafei\s tou\s h(gemo/nas e)ki/nei th\n prwtopori/an.
[1] Aorist infinitive, similarly glossed in other lexica.
[2] Polybius 8.26.10; repeated at kappa 1859.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 August 2004@23:53:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented translation; added notes and another keyword; cosmetics) on 30 August 2004@03:45:49.
David Whitehead (modified n.2; more keywords; cosmetics) on 17 December 2008@03:18:48.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 3 July 2012@05:46:06.


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