Suda On Line menu Search

Home
Search results for pi,418 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *parapodi/zein
Adler number: pi,418
Translated headword: to hamper, to impede
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to get in the way [of]. Polybius [writes]: "[...] the locations being overgrown with brambles likely to catch in their clothing and to hamper the use of their weapons".[1]
Greek Original:
*parapodi/zein: e)mpodw\n gi/nesqai. *polu/bios: batw/deis o)/ntas tou\s to/pous e)mple/kesqai toi=s e)fa/mmasi kai\ parapodi/zein th\n tw=n o(/plwn xrei/an.
Notes:
The headword infinitive is presumably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation
[1] Polybius 2.28.8, on the Gauls' invasion of Italy in 225 BCE; cf. epsilon 3840.
Keywords: botany; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 April 2009@06:17:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 April 2009@01:51:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 April 2009@03:29:43.
David Whitehead on 5 September 2013@05:30:13.

Find      

Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search