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Headword: *nei=sqai
Adler number: nu,292
Translated headword: to swim
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to dive/swim.
Greek Original:
*nei=sqai: kolumba=n.
For this equivalence see also nu 290.
If this present middle infinitive is cited from literature, the source might (as Adler suggests) be Homer, Odyssey 15.88 (web address 1). Hesychius nu250 gives the more usual gloss of "to go", poreu/esqai.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 23 September 2009@06:38:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmeteics) on 23 September 2009@07:44:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 7 June 2013@07:13:31.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 9 June 2013@00:31:04.


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