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Headword: *prosde/casqai
Adler number: pi,2617
Translated headword: to admit, to receive
Vetting Status: high
"But to receive the enemy, as the saying goes, into one's ribs."[1] Meaning close up.
Greek Original:
*prosde/casqai: prosde/casqai de/, to\ dh\ lego/menon, ei)s ta\s pleura\s tou\s polemi/ous. a)nti\ tou= su/neggus.
The headword, aorist infinitive of the verb prosde/xomai (for which see also pi 2618), is presumably extracted from the quotation given
[1] Polybius fr. 209. It is followed here by a gloss not of the entry's headword but of another part of the phrase quoted.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; imagery; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 March 2010@06:50:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 8 May 2010@01:03:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 8 May 2010@12:14:53.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2011@06:16:56.


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