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Headword: *ou)riodromou/sas
Adler number: omicron,951
Translated headword: running with a fair wind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning them] sailing with a useful wind.
Greek Original:
*ou)riodromou/sas: e)pithdei/w| a)ne/mw| pleou/sas.
The headword appears in this particular form -- present participle, feminine accusative plural (probably referring to ships) -- in extant Greek only here and in Dionysius of Byzantium (C2 CE), Navigation through the Bosporus 53. Other forms of the verb appear in other lexica. See also under alpha 1793.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 15 June 2010@23:24:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, expanded note) on 16 June 2010@02:06:54.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics; raised status) on 16 June 2010@03:21:15.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2013@03:43:47.


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