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Headword: *kaqufei=nto
Adler number: kappa,136
Translated headword: they surrendered
Vetting Status: high
Meaning they gave themselves to destruction. "And many surrendered themselves utterly through lack of food and endless toil".[1]
Greek Original:
*kaqufei=nto: a)nti\ tou= e(autou\s e)di/dosan ei)s o)/leqron. polloi\ de\ kai\ kaqufei=nto e(autou\s o(losxerw=s dia\ th\n e)/ndeian kai\ sune/xeian tw=n po/nwn.
The headword verb is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 3.60.4 (on the army of Hannibal, newly-arrived in Italy).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 December 2001@06:58:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 22 August 2003@14:51:07.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 24 August 2003@04:38:39.
David Whitehead on 22 January 2013@08:18:06.


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