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Headword: *nauagi/wn
Adler number: nu,46
Translated headword: shipwrecks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning their] collisions. "From one calamity [...] the entire plain was filled with shipwrecks".
Greek Original:
*nauagi/wn: ptwma/twn. e)c e(no\s kakou=, pa=n e)pi/mplato nauagi/wn pedi/on.
An abridgment of Sophocles, Electra 728-30 (the paidagogos describes a pile-up in the Pythian Games chariot-race: text at web address 1), with the gloss of the scholia there.
For the headword -- here genitive plural, extracted from the quotation -- cf. nu 45 (and under nu 604, omicron 763, pi 1204, chi 498).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 December 2003@07:16:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 17 December 2003@20:18:09.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 13 June 2004@06:28:57.
David Whitehead on 3 June 2013@06:28:52.


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