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Headword: *metaxeiri/sai
Adler number: mu,747
Translated headword: to conduct, to handle, to manage
Vetting Status: high
That is to exchange, namely [sc. in this instance] to make triremes from pentekonters.
Greek Original:
*metaxeiri/sai: toute/stin e)nalla/cai, h)/goun a)po\ penthkonth/rwn poiei=n trih/reis.
Aorist infinitive of metaxeiri/zw, extracted from Thucydides 1.13.2 (web address 1) and (naively) glossed as in the scholia thereto.
For pentekonters see generally pi 981; for triremes, tau 977.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 January 2009@07:28:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 13 January 2009@00:50:34.
David Whitehead (typo; x-refs) on 13 January 2009@03:10:14.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2013@07:34:36.


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