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Headword: *diagwnia/santes
Adler number: delta,526
Translated headword: dreading
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] considering/reflecting. "But since they were dreading giving the impression, because of a prior defeat, of having been thrown into complete panic, they marched out in full force at daybreak".[1] ['Dreading'] meaning being cautious.
Greek Original:
*diagwnia/santes: dienqumhqe/ntes. oi( de\ diagwnia/santes mh\ dia\ to\ prohtth=sqai do/cwsi katapeplh=xqai toi=s o(/lois, e)ch=gon a(/ma fwti/. a)nti\ tou= eu)labhqe/ntes.
The headword (extracted from the quotation given) is the aorist active participle, masculine nominative plural, of the verb diagwnia/w. It is common in Polybius, especially as participles followed, as in the instance given here, by a negative phrase.
[1] Polybius 11.32.5 (web address 1 below), probably via a lost part of Constantinus VII Porphyrogenitus’ Excerpta.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 14 April 2005@07:02:23.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (set status) on 14 April 2005@13:23:24.
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented and rearranged notes) on 15 April 2005@05:16:15.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 27 June 2012@08:36:29.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 March 2015@01:21:01.


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