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Headword: *prohgo/rei
Adler number: pi,2414
Translated headword: was spokesman for
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was speechmaker for, spoke for. Xenophon [writes]: "envoys came from Sinope to the Greeks, on account of the men of Kotyora. Hekatonymos, considered to be clever with words, was spokesman for [them]".[1]
Greek Original:
*prohgo/rei: prohgo/reue, proe/lege. *cenofw=n: h(=kon pre/sbeis e)k *sinw/phs dia\ tou\s *kotuwri/tas ei)s tou\s *(/ellhnas. prohgo/rei de\ *(ekatw/numos, deino\s nomizo/menos ei)=nai le/gein.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] An approximation of Xenophon, Anabasis 5.5.7 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 October 2001@06:42:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 16 August 2004@22:12:46.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2004@09:58:03.
David Whitehead (tweaks; another note; more keywords) on 16 April 2010@08:56:46.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2013@06:14:59.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 November 2013@01:07:54.


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