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Headword: *traxe/ws
Adler number: tau,918
Translated headword: harshly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] courageously.
"But they were resisting them harshly [and] with the phalanx solid and bristling."[1]
Greek Original:
*traxe/ws: a)ndrei/ws. oi( de\ traxe/ws au)tou\s u(pede/xonto puknh=| kai\ pefrikui/a| th=| fa/laggi.
The headword adverb is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] This quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) is left unidentified by Adler, but it is highly likely to come from Arrian; cf. Anabasis 3.14.3, h(/ te fa/lagc h( *makedonikh\ puknh\ kai\ tai=s sari/ssais pefrikui=a.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2011@10:26:37.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 22 May 2011@01:21:30.
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