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Headword: *neoxmw/sein
Adler number: nu,225
Translated headword: to be about to innovate, to plan innovation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to do something novel, to work something new.[1] "[...] and them because of the war having no leisure to plan any innovation."[2]
Greek Original:
*neoxmw/sein: newterisqh=nai, kaino/n ti e)rga/sasqai. a)sxo/lous te ga\r au)tou\s o)/ntas dia\ to\n po/lemon mhde\n neoxmw/sein.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is future active infinitive of the verb neoxmo/w (for which cf. nu 223, nu 224).
[1] For the first of these glosses cf. Hesychius nu371, glossing neoxmou/menoi with newterizo/menoi.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable (though its phrase a)sxo/lous dia\ to\n po/lemon o)/ntas, i.e. without the Suda's ga/r, occurs in Plutarch, Moralia [Aetia Romana et Graeca] 296C).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 31 August 2009@22:29:46.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 September 2009@03:59:42.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 1 September 2009@13:16:27.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@03:41:39.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 November 2014@01:11:12.


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