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Headword: *)ara/chs
Adler number: alpha,3734
Translated headword: Araxes
Vetting Status: high
[Araxes, genitive] Araxou. Name of a river.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)ra/cai ["to strike"], [meaning] to rub together.[2]
Greek Original:
*)ara/chs, *)ara/cou. o)/noma potamou=. kai\ *)ara/cai, suntri=yai.
[1] Two ancient rivers of this name are attested; the one meant is presumably the Armenian one which flows into the Caspian Sea. See generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.133).
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; this unrelated aorist infinitive must be quoted from somewhere.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2001@07:52:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 24 June 2001@08:26:23.
David Whitehead (another note; betacode and other cosmetics) on 10 April 2012@04:28:01.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@10:28:50.


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