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Headword: *die/sxen
Adler number: delta,968
Translated headword: passed through; separated
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] went through.[1]
'For some of them separated (meaning divided) the phalanx; and after sliding over [the shields] the wagons did little harm'.[2]
Greek Original:
*die/sxen: dih=lqen. *)arriano/s: oi( me\n ga\r die/sxon th\n fa/lagga a)nti\ tou= diexw/risan: tw=n de\ u(perkulisqei=sai ai( a(/macai o)li/ga e)/blayan.
The entry covers intransitive and transitive instances of the verb die/xw; cf. delta 986.
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Iliad 20.416, where the headword occurs.
[2] A close approximation of Arrian, Anabasis 1.1.10 (on an episode in Alexander the Great's Thracian campaign, 335 BCE), here incorporating a gloss on the featured verb.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 June 2005@09:30:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 14 June 2005@15:16:08.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2) on 15 June 2005@02:48:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 9 July 2012@06:42:23.
David Whitehead on 8 November 2015@06:01:57.


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