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Headword: Ἔθει
Adler number: epsilon,317
Translated headword: was running along
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] was running, was sailing.[1] "The wind was filling the sails, and the ship was running along fine."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἔθει: ἔτρεχεν, ἔπλεεν. ὁ δὲ ἄνεμος τὰ ἱστία ἐπλήρου, ἡ δὲ ναῦς ἔθει καλῶς.
Notes:
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] For the first of these glosses cf. epsilon 316.
[2] From Aelian fr. 84 Hercher. For the headword verb used of ships see also e.g. Homer, Iliad 1.483; Xenophon, Hellenica 6.2.29.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; imagery
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 8 February 2004@13:40:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 9 February 2004@03:49:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keyword; tweaking) on 31 July 2012@03:49:25.

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