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Headword: *plw/simon
Adler number: pi,1808
Translated headword: navigable, suitable for sailing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] traversable. Sophocles [writes]: "the sea[-voyage] hither [is] far, and not navigable." Meaning untraversable.[1]
Greek Original:
*plw/simon: diabato/n. *sofoklh=s: makro\n to\ deu=ro pe/lagos, ou)de\ plw/simon. a)nti\ tou= a)dia/baton.
The headword is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 663 (web address 1), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 May 2011@01:02:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; another keyword; tweaking) on 4 May 2011@03:35:39.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@06:04:04.


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