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Headword: *)apwleu/twn
Adler number: alpha,3669
Translated headword: of unbroken (horses)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of ones without foals.
"Having gathered their offspring into a particular threshing-floor and driven in a herd of unbroken [horses], they were quite merciless in wandering around killing them."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apwleu/twn: a)/neu pw/lwn. ta\ te/kna au)tw=n a)qroi/santes ei)/s tina a(/lw kai\ i(ppage/lhn e)pela/santes a)pwleu/twn, ma/la a)noi/ktws a)low=ntes die/fqeiran.
The headword adjective, genitive plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 138a Domingo-Forasté (135 Hercher); cf. alpha 4367, kappa 968. They are killing other people's children, not their own.
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2001@12:55:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword) on 20 December 2001@03:41:29.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references and keyword) on 12 August 2008@01:40:54.
David Whitehead (added primary note; cosmetics) on 9 April 2012@06:12:03.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 5 June 2013@01:56:45.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@05:06:38.


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