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Headword: *pleu=nos
Adler number: pi,1727
Translated headword: more, additional
Vetting Status: high
[*pleu=nos can be used] instead of plei/onos.[1] Herodotus [writes]: "as the siege required more [funds ...] they went away."[2]
Greek Original:
*pleu=nos: a)nti\ tou= plei/onos. *(hro/dotos: w(s de\ tou= pleu=no/s te e)de/eto h( poliorki/h, a)phlla/ssonto.
cf. pi 1732, pi 1733, pi 1734, pi 1735.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is Ionic genitive singular of the comparative of polu/s, glossed with the Attic form.
[2] Herodotus 5.34.3, abridged: web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2012@01:50:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 September 2012@03:07:15.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@07:28:10.


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