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Headword: *katanasta/s
Adler number: kappa,665
Translated headword: defying, having defied
Vetting Status: high
"He, because of the speed of his rowing, sailed away, defying with a single vessel the entire enemy fleet".[1] Meaning overcoming, conquering.
Greek Original:
*katanasta/s: o( de\ dia\ to\ ta/xos th=s ei)resi/as a)pe/pleuse, katanasta\s mia=| nhi\+ panto\s tou= tw=n e)nanti/wn sto/lou. a)nti\ tou= u(perbalw/n, u(pernikh/sas.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 1.46.12, on the blockade-running of Hannibal "the Rhodian".
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 December 2001@07:12:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 28 August 2003@17:22:28.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 29 August 2003@03:32:53.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@06:03:13.


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