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Headword: *dolixa/
Adler number: delta,1336
Translated headword: long (ones)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] lengthy [ones], large [ones].[1]
*do/lixos ["the long course" is the course for] horse-races. From the [fact that it entails] turning; but the sta/dion [is] a straight course.[2]
Greek Original:
*dolixa/: makra/, polla/. *do/lixos, to\ i(ppodro/mion. a)po\ tou= ka/mptein: sta/dion de\ o( o)rqo\s dro/mos.
See also delta 1338 (and delta 1340).
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.533, where this neuter nominative/accusative plural occurs (as doli/x'), of Thracian lances.
[2] Copied from here to delta 807. See also delta 1339, where the different accentuation of the noun and the adjective is noted.
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 March 2005@00:47:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented note and keywords) on 14 March 2005@02:59:16.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 14 March 2005@14:40:57.
Catharine Roth (reduced note) on 14 March 2005@14:53:09.
David Whitehead on 16 July 2012@05:22:02.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 November 2015@09:56:26.


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