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Headword: Νευσούμενοι
Adler number: nu,272
Translated headword: about to swim, in order to swim
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they who are] about to dive/swim.[1] Xenophon [writes]: "stripping, taking [sc. only] our knives, naked in order to swim, we were trying to cross over."[2]
Greek Original:
Νευσούμενοι: κολυμβήσοντες. Ξενοφῶν: ἐκδύντες, ἔχοντες τὰ ἐγχειρίδια γυμνοὶ ὡς νευσούμενοι ἐπειρώμεθα διαβαίνειν.
Notes:
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is future participle of νέω , masculine nominative plural. For headword plus gloss cf. nu 290, nu 292.
[2] Xenophon Anabasis 4.3.12.
Keywords: athletics; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 23 November 2009@20:34:56.
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Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added notes and keywords) on 24 November 2009@01:10:47.
David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 November 2009@03:37:38.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@06:12:56.

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