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Headword: Ἤλεγχον
Adler number: eta,197
Translated headword: they were examining
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were bringing to light; or they were interrogating, as Xenophon [sc. uses the word].[1]
"After assembling the the captives they examined them in respect of all the surrounding country, what each [territory] was."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἤλεγχον: ἐφανεροποίουν: ἢ ἀνέκρινον, ὡς Ξενοφῶν. οἱ δὲ τοὺς αἰχμαλώτους συναγαγόντες ἤλεγχον τὴν κύκλω πᾶσαν χώραν, τίς ἑκάστη εἴη.
[1] Likewise in other lexica. The headword is imperfect, third person plural, of ἐλέγχω ; cf. epsilon 777, epsilon 778.
[2] An approximation of Xenophon, Anabasis 3.5.14; cf. 4.1.23.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 March 2006@01:13:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; supplemented n.2; added more keywords) on 14 March 2006@03:17:26.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 December 2012@09:09:34.


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