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Headword: Κατουρῶσαν
Adler number: kappa,1101
Translated headword: sailing fair
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one] using a fair wind. "The remaining bulk [sc. of the ships] raising their masts and sailing fair went away."[1]
Greek Original:
Κατουρῶσαν: οὐρίῳ ἀνέμῳ χρησάμενον. τὸ δὲ λοιπὸν πλῆθος ἐπαράμενον τοὺς ἱστοὺς καὶ κατουρῶσαν ἀπεχώρει.
Notes:
The headword participle, neuter singular, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 1.61.7 (of a defeated Carthaginian fleet in the First Punic War).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 August 2008@07:53:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 29 August 2008@01:41:23.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 29 August 2008@03:48:49.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2013@06:16:06.

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