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Headword: *pelagizou/sais
Adler number: pi,923
Translated headword: on the high seas
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning them] sailing on the high seas. "But when the ships were on the high seas it happened that the majority of them sank."[1]
Greek Original:
*pelagizou/sais: ei)s pe/lagos pleou/sais. pelagizou/sais de\ tai=s nausi\ sune/bh ta\s plei/w katadu=nai.
The headword participle, feminine dative plural, comes from the verb pelagi/zw [pi 924] (in sense III of LSJ s.v.); it is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 March 2010@08:10:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 11 March 2010@00:41:31.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 11 March 2010@03:11:12.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 4 September 2011@08:40:18.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@04:58:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 22 October 2015@23:20:17.


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