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Headword: *ba/lletai
Adler number: beta,76
Translated headword: is hit
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is struck, is afire. "The ship is hit with a thunderbolt, and there was fear that the vessel would be engulfed in flames and sink."[1]
Greek Original:
*ba/lletai: plh/ttetai, purpolei=tai. ba/lletai de\ h( nau=s skhptw=|, kai\ h)=n de/os e)cafqh=nai/ te kai\ katadu=nai to\ ska/fos.
The headword is presumably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given. (For the gloss 'is afire', see pi 3246.)
[1] Quotation (foreshortened in ps.-Zonaras) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 April 2002@22:57:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 1 September 2002@09:33:08.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; tweaks) on 16 April 2010@04:53:27.
David Whitehead (another note) on 21 May 2012@03:53:39.
David Whitehead on 16 September 2015@02:54:57.


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