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Headword: *(raxi/an
Adler number: rho,59
Translated headword: beach
Vetting Status: high
The Attic-speakers [use this word to mean] the shore, and the place on it where the wave breaks. And Thucydides [uses the word] in this way.[1] But the Ionians [use the word for] the ebb and return of the sea.[2]
Greek Original:
*(raxi/an: oi( *)attikoi\ th\n a)kth/n, kai\ to\n to/pon au)to/n, w(=| prosara/ttei to\ ku=ma. kai\ *qoukudi/dhs ou(/tws. oi( de\ *)/iwnes th\n a)/mpwtin kai\ th\n a)naxw/rhsin th=s qala/tths.
cf. generally rho 60.
[1] Thucydides 4.10.5 (web address 1); accusative case, as the present headword.
[2] In Herodotus the word refers to a flood-tide, as opposed to a)/mpwtis, the ebb-tide (see LSJ s.v., and cf. alpha 1656).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 April 2004@01:54:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 5 April 2004@03:27:08.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@04:46:08.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@04:48:47.


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