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Headword: *ke/rkos
Adler number: kappa,1403
Translated headword: tail
Vetting Status: high
[ke/rkos means the same as] ou)ra/.[1]
"And [he] was transporting the cavalry across, with each of the cavalryman, on foot, fastened to the tail [sc. of his horse]."[2]
Greek Original:
*ke/rkos: h( ou)ra/. diebi/baze de\ tou\s i(ppei=s, e(ka/stou tw=n i(ppe/wn e)k th=s ke/rkou pezou= proshrthme/nou.
[1] As in kappa 1402, the Attic word for tail is glossed with ou)ra/, which survived into the Modern vernacular.
[2] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 5 November 2008@08:01:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 6 November 2008@01:08:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 6 November 2008@03:21:30.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 24 March 2011@05:27:01.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 February 2013@03:30:33.


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