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Headword: *diorugh/
Adler number: delta,1201
Translated headword: excavation through [something]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the [sc. process of] digging.[1] But diw/ruc ["canal/conduit/trench"] [has as its genitive] diw/rugos.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the cognate participle] diorwrugme/nos ["dug-through"].[3]
Greek Original:
*diorugh/: h( o)/rucis. *diw/ruc de\ diw/rugos. kai\ *diorwrugme/nos.
[1] cf. delta 1253.
[2] cf. delta 1252. (Omitted from some manuscripts.)
[3] See e.g. Plutarch, Alexander 69 and Arrian, Anabasis 6.29.4 on the tomb of Cyrus the Great.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; science and technology
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 11 January 2005@20:15:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; supplied notes; added more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 January 2005@06:32:13.
David Whitehead on 12 July 2012@08:35:08.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 16 November 2014@00:44:17.
David Whitehead on 16 November 2014@11:32:06.


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