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Headword: Λιθουλκῆσαι
Adler number: lambda,524
Translated headword: to stone-drag
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to stand a votive offering on its base.
Greek Original:
Λιθουλκῆσαι: τὸ στῆσαι ἐπὶ τῆς βάσεως τὸ ἀνάθημα.
Likewise in Photius lambda312 Theodoridis. The headword -- aorist active infinitive of the rare verb λιθουλκέω -- is presumably quoted from somewhere.
Hesychius lambda1000 has the present infinitive λιθουλκεῖν but with a different gloss: 'to drag something with difficulty'.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 11 November 2008@23:17:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (note; modified keywords; tweaks.) on 12 November 2008@05:00:02.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 April 2013@09:14:19.


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