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Headword: *pe/ltai
Adler number: pi,955
Translated headword: peltai
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] spears, and small square shields.[1]
Also [sc. attested are] katapeltai ["catapults"].[2]
Greek Original:
*pe/ltai: lo/gxai, kai\ a)spi/dia tetra/gwna. kai\ katape/ltai.
[1] From the scholia to [Plato], Lovers 135E; see already pi 954 and the note there; also pi 956.
[2] From kappa 699. (The word is unconnected, except in form, with the present headword.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 February 2004@06:20:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 May 2004@01:38:49.
David Whitehead (augmented and rearranged notes) on 24 May 2004@03:48:01.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 September 2011@09:03:18.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@06:12:02.


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