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Headword: *)/exoun
Adler number: epsilon,4037
Translated headword: they were mounding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were heaping.[1] "And out of this some were mounding, the others fighting back against the throwers."[2]
And elsewhere: "and they were mounding 2 mounds, [one?] on each side, as against the wall. The bricks from the houses became a bond of the mound".[3]
Greek Original:
*)/exoun: e)xw/nnuon. ka)k tou/tou oi( me\n e)/xoun, oi( de\ toi=s ba/llousin a)ntema/xonto. kai\ au)=qis: kai\ xw/mata b# e(kate/rwqen e)/xoun, w(s pro\s to\ tei=xos. cu/ndesmos de\ tou= xw/matos ai( pli/nqoi e)gi/nonto ai( e)k tw=n oi)kiw=n.
[1] If, as it seems reasonable to suppose, the headword is extracted from the quotations which follow, it is third person plural (rather than the identical first person singular), imperfect, of xo/w. For the glossing verb see under chi 430.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Arrian, Parthica fr.95.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 February 2008@08:06:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 February 2008@11:24:06.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 8 February 2008@03:05:23.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@06:46:03.
David Whitehead on 22 March 2016@10:33:05.


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