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Headword: *)anapne/ontes
Adler number: alpha,2025
Translated headword: gathering breath
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] keeping in mind.
"And gathering breath they stood to fight the forces of the king/emperor, but the barbarians realized that they were approaching, albeit in silence."[1]
Greek Original:
*)anapne/ontes: e)n nw=| e)/xontes. kai\ oi( me\n a)napne/ontes ta\ tou= basile/ws e)pita/gmata die/bainon, oi( de\ ba/rbaroi kai/per sigh=| prosio/ntas h)/|sqonto.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present participle, masculine nominative plural, of a)napne/w. The gloss does not seem to grasp its meaning.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 October 2000@18:16:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keyword) on 12 October 2000@03:36:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 31 July 2002@09:38:42.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 27 February 2011@05:57:40.
David Whitehead on 27 February 2012@06:25:02.
David Whitehead on 2 July 2015@03:31:27.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 15 June 2016@08:57:10.


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