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Headword: *ceniteuome/nous
Adler number: xi,39
Translated headword: serving as mercenaries
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [them] serving for pay. Antiphanes in Euthydicus [says]: "I myself went on campaign serving as a mercenary."[1]
Also [sc. attested is] ceniteu/w ["I live abroad"],[2] [and the related noun] xenitei/a.[3]
Greek Original:
*ceniteuome/nous: a)nti\ tou= misqoforou=ntas. *)antifa/nhs *eu)qudi/kw|: e)gw\ ceniteuo/menos e)strateuo/mhn. kai\ *ceniteu/w, *cenitei/a.
The first part of this entry is abbreviated from Harpokration s.v., commenting on the occurrence of the headword participle (masculine accusative plural) in Isocrates 5.122. See also Photius xi20 Theodoridis.
[1] Antiphanes fr. 96 Kock (and K.-A.).
[2] Thus in the active voice, rather than the middle with which the entry has begun.
[3] LSJ s.v. cites both senses ("living abroad" and "life of a mercenary in foreign service") for the noun.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 17 February 2000@09:28:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (rearranged) on 22 May 2002@20:56:24.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 23 May 2002@03:15:15.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 28 August 2007@10:28:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 18 June 2013@09:24:54.


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