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Headword: Ἐρύσαντας
Adler number: epsilon,3109
Translated headword: having pulled
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning them] having de-skinned.[1] "[Them] having pulled the skin to protect [it? themselves?] with the opening."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐρύσαντας: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐκδείραντας. ἐρύσαντας τὸ δέρμα σὺν τῷ χάσματι φυλάττειν.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given (rather than Homer, Odyssey 8.508, where it also occurs), is aorist active participle, masculine accusative plural, of LSJ's ἐρύω (A), for which see also epsilon 3110.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable (and opaque).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 January 2008@09:56:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 January 2008@10:40:43.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 19 January 2008@05:44:52.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2012@06:12:28.
David Whitehead on 15 February 2016@03:21:19.


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