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Headword: *au)lw=nes
Adler number: alpha,4449
Translated headword: hollows
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] canyons, or flat places in the vicinity of mountains.[1]
"He set up a camp, seizing a certain hollow between his own camp and that of the enemy."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related participle, here feminine] au)lwni/zousa ["hollowing"], [meaning] spending the night in a hollow.[3]
Greek Original:
*au)lw=nes: fa/ragges, h)\ to/poi platei=s peri\ ta\ o)/rh. o( de\ katestratope/deuse, labw\n au)lw=na/ tina metacu\ th=s au(tou= kai\ tw=n polemi/wn stratopedei/as. kai\ *au)lwni/zousa, e)n au)lw=ni dia/gousa.
[1] Same or similar material in other lexica. For no very obvious reason Latte on Hesychius claims the headword, nominative plural, as generated by an instance of the accusative plural in the Septuagint.
[2] Polybius 11.32.1 (Scipio Africanus in Spain, 206 BCE).
[3] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; evidently quoted from somewhere, but not independently attested.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 March 2002@15:39:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 April 2002@07:04:23.
David Whitehead (added note) on 28 August 2002@03:16:51.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 March 2011@04:25:12.
David Whitehead on 30 April 2012@08:28:45.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; cosmetics) on 10 September 2015@11:00:28.


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