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Headword: *)embalei=s
Adler number: epsilon,934
Translated headword: you will rush in
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] you will enter.[1]
But in a specialized sense[2] e)mbalei=n [is used for] striking with ships or with oars. "Rhuppapai! Who will hit?" There is also the "rhuppapai" imitation of a nautical sound, rendered from the oars.
Greek Original:
*)embalei=s: ei)seleu/sh|. i)di/ws de\ e)mbalei=n, to\ tai=s nausi\ krou=sai h)\ tai=s kw/pais. r(uppapai=: ti/s e)mbalei=; e)/sti de\ kai\ to\ r(uppapai= mi/mhma yo/fou nautikou=, a)po\ tw=n kwpw=n a)poteloume/nou.
[1] Likewise in other lexica. (The headword must be quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.)
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 602 (here quoted); cf. alpha 2214, epsilon 372, epsilon 2807, rho 300.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 8 February 2004@19:28:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 February 2004@03:43:31.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 August 2012@06:16:12.


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