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Headword: *le/mbon
Adler number: lambda,245
Translated headword: skiff
Vetting Status: high
A small boat.
"But others they sent out in a severe storm in skiffs".[1]
And elsewhere: "to sail in 30 skiffs and make war on the Aitolians by sea".[2]
The dative [is] tw=| le/mbei.
Greek Original:
*le/mbon: mikro\n ploi=on. e(te/rous de\ e)n xeimw=ni sfodrw=| le/mbois e)ce/pemyan. kai\ au)=qis: plei=n de\ le/mbois l# kai\ polemei=n toi=s *ai)twloi=s kata\ qa/lattan. h( dotikh\ tw=| le/mbei.
cf. kappa 1404.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
[2] Polybius 4.29.7 (web address 1).
L. Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore & London 1995) 125-7 and passim
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 July 2001@07:37:34.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; added italics; set status) on 29 October 2003@18:08:11.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 30 October 2003@03:38:17.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 March 2011@08:12:18.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@08:10:06.
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation) on 12 April 2020@22:38:27.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 30 July 2020@00:43:26.


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