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Headword: *eu)xeiri/a
Adler number: epsilon,3825
Translated headword: dexterity
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] facility in movement with the hands.[1]
"But the Macedonians were much superior in their dexterities."[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)xeiri/a: h( dia\ xeirw=n eu)kinhsi/a. oi( de\ *makedo/nes tai=s eu)xeiri/ais polu\ perih=san.
[1] cf. epsilon 3822.
[2] Polybius fr. 158 Büttner-Wobst. (The plural is more common than the singular, both in this author and generally.) Büttner-Wobst notes (534) that Hultsch attributed this fragment to Polybius.
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 October 2006@01:34:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 October 2006@03:11:38.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 18 November 2012@05:52:17.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography) on 28 September 2018@23:43:52.


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