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Headword: *)aka/tion
Adler number: alpha,819
Translated headword: akation, dinghy
Vetting Status: high
A type of fishing vessel.
Greek Original:
*)aka/tion: ei)=dos ploi/ou a(lieutikou=.
LSJ s.v. defines as "light boat, used by pirates". In fact it is found in any role appropriate to such a vessel: see e.g. Thucydides 1. 29. 3 (carrying a herald).
cf. under alpha 1697.
Keywords: daily life; definition; food; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 January 2000@10:18:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 19 September 2000@05:31:10.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 23 January 2012@07:45:35.


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