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Headword: *)apoyu/xein
Adler number: alpha,3661
Translated headword: to expire, to dry out
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to die in the first [book] of Thucydides.[1]
It also means to dry out. As in, "to dry out the soaked linens in the oven."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apoyu/xein: to\ a)poqnh/|skein e)n prw/th| *qoukudi/dhs. shmai/nei de\ kai\ to\ chrai/nein. w(s to/, a)poyu/xein e)n tw=| kliba/nw| li/na ta\ u(granqe/nta.
[1] Thucydides 1.134.3 (web address 1 below).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable (though for a similar phrase see under psi 161).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 14 June 2001@16:32:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 15 June 2001@04:10:19.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 3 November 2004@11:26:16.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 April 2012@05:38:45.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 12 October 2015@16:56:09.


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