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Headword: *)embai/nontes
Adler number: epsilon,942
Translated headword: stepping on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] stepping against.[1] "But the Arabs greatly surpass the others in courage: for using arrows as long as a man is tall, stepping on the string with their foot instead of hands they draw the bow into a circle."[2]
Greek Original:
*)embai/nontes: e)pibai/nontes. oi( de\ *)ara/bioi a)reth=| polu\ tw=n a)/llwn diafe/rousin: oi( be/lesin a)ndromh/kesi xrw/menoi, a)nti\ tw=n xeirw=n tw=| podi\ e)mbai/nontes ei)s th\n neura\n kuklou=si to\ to/con.
[1] The headword is present participle, masculine nominative plural, of e)mbai/nw, presumably extracted from the quotation given. See also epsilon 940, epsilon 941, epsilon 1211.
[2] Quotation (copied from here to alpha 3729) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 February 2007@23:57:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 February 2007@04:30:28.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 14 March 2011@08:18:43.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2012@10:06:48.


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