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Headword: *ploi/+zei
Adler number: pi,1781
Translated headword: sails
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] travels. For a journey/road [is] also [called] plou=s ["sea-voyage"].[1]
Greek Original:
*ploi/+zei: poreu/etai. plou=s ga\r kai\ h( o(do/s.
Same entry in other lexica; references at Photius pi952 Theodoridis; see also Kassel-Austin, PCG II p.97 (on Aristophanes fr. 144). The headword is evidently quoted from somewhere but is not independently attested. The verb is also spelled with omega as at pi 1804.
[1] See LSJ s.v. A.4.; cf. scholion on Nicander, Theriaca 295 (where plo/on occurs). For plou=s, see generally pi 1789.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 May 2011@01:35:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 5 May 2011@03:09:02.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@08:53:17.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 5 July 2014@00:07:02.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; another keyword) on 22 December 2014@06:42:36.


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