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Headword: *eu)ploh=sai
Adler number: epsilon,3653
Translated headword: to have a good voyage
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to sail well.
Greek Original:
*eu)ploh=sai: to\ kalw=s pleu=sai.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras; similar one, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
The headword is aorist active infinitive of eu)ploe/w. It must be quoted somewhere -- perhaps the maxim preserved as Isocrates fr. 25: "to have a good voyage needs a [sc. good] steersman and wind, but to be happy needs [sc. good] reasoning and skill").
cf. epsilon 3654, nu 604.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 July 2006@01:00:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 July 2006@03:37:16.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 13 November 2012@07:05:39.
David Whitehead (coding; x-ref) on 11 March 2016@08:03:56.


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