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Headword: *diskeu/wn
Adler number: delta,1268
Translated headword: discus-throwing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] receiving; or rolling along.[1]
And in the Epigrams [there occurs the phrase]: "and now a discus [is] a rattle for me."[2]
Greek Original:
*diskeu/wn: e)kdexo/menos: h)\ kuli/wn. kai\ e)n *)epigra/mmasi: kai\ nu=n di/skos e)moi\ kro/talon.
[1] = Synagoge delta320, Photius delta669. The headword -- present participle, masculine nominative singular, of diskeu/w -- must be quoted from somewhere.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.18.2, using the cognate noun di/skos (delta 1269); cf. kappa 2477.
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 7 January 2005@17:22:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added reference and cross-reference, set status) on 7 January 2005@19:21:59.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 9 January 2005@04:35:48.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 15 July 2012@05:46:56.
William Hutton (augmented note 1) on 7 September 2013@18:52:57.


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