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Headword: *kataigi/s
Adler number: kappa,890
Translated headword: hurricane
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] an impact of a strong wind. It is also called a squall [za/lh].[1]
Or strong blasts [are called] kataigi/des ["hurricanes"].[2]
Greek Original:
*kataigi/s: e)pifora\ a)ne/mou sfodrou=. le/getai de\ kai\ h( za/lh. h)\ ta\ sfodra\ pneu/mata kataigi/des.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa261 Theodoridis. For za/lh see zeta 13; related verb forms at kappa 889 and kappa 891.
[2] The thrust of 'Or' presumably revolves around a distinction between an anemos and a pneuma.
Keywords: daily life; definition; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 May 2008@11:43:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another note) on 23 May 2008@03:28:51.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 6 February 2013@07:57:34.


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