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Headword: *)akontistu/s
Adler number: alpha,927
Translated headword: javelin-hurling
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] javelin-throwing.
Greek Original:
*)akontistu/s: h( a)ko/ntisis.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon. Hesychius has the accusative case a)kontistu/n (glossed with a)kontismo/n) and, as Latte notes there, it is extracted from Homer, Iliad 23.622.
cf. generally alpha 926.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 March 2001@18:58:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 June 2002@07:55:54.
David Whitehead (more notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 January 2012@04:43:48.
David Whitehead on 13 May 2015@10:45:17.


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