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Headword: Νεοσπάδα
Adler number: nu,209
Translated headword: new-plucked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one] recently dragged-away.[1] The Pisidian [writes]: "this phalanx the new-plucked [one]."[2]
Greek Original:
Νεοσπάδα: τὴν νεωστὶ ἀποσπασθεῖσαν. Πισίδης: ταύτην δὲ τὴν φάλαγγα τὴν νεοσπάδα.
cf. sigma 896.
[1] Accusative singular of the rare adjective νεοσπάς , presumably extracted from the quotation given (though this same form also occurs in Sophocles fr. 502 Radt (preserved by Harpocration and Athenaeus).
[2] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 3 fr. 25.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 August 2009@23:05:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaks) on 18 August 2009@04:08:04.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 6 June 2013@07:46:05.
Catharine Roth (tweaked reference) on 26 November 2014@23:51:46.


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