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Headword: *zuga/strois
Adler number: zeta,177
Translated headword: in yoke-boxes
Vetting Status: high
Xenophon [writes]: "[Cyrus ordered] them to take charge of the other goods and put them in yoke-boxes and convey them on a wagon, so that when an opportunity arose they could each take the shares they deserved".[1]
For a yoke-box [is] a wooden coffin.
Greek Original:
*zuga/strois: *cenofw=n: ta\ de\ a)/lla xrh/mata paradexome/nous e)s zuga/strois sth/santas e)f' a(ma/chs komi/zein, i(/na o(/ph kairo\s ei)/h dialamba/noien e(/kastoi ta\ a)/cia. zu/gastron ga\r h( culi/nh soro/s.
The headword, dative plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given
For this (relatively rare) neuter noun, see also Sophocles, Trachiniae 692 (web address 1). For its etymology see Photius, Lexicon zeta51.
[1] An approximation (and abridgement) of Xenophon, Cyropaedia 7.3.1 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 May 2005@06:54:15.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 May 2005@15:20:28.
Catharine Roth (added links) on 17 May 2005@20:56:35.
David Whitehead (augmented note; typo and other cosmetics) on 18 May 2005@02:43:33.
David Whitehead on 2 December 2012@06:00:12.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 6 December 2012@00:20:21.
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