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Headword: Ὀξεῖα
Adler number: omicron,414
Translated headword: sharp
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the spear-point. And [there is] a proverb: 'to run through a sharp', in reference to those taking risks.
Greek Original:
Ὀξεῖα: ἡ λόγχη. καὶ παροιμία: Δι' ὀξείας δραμεῖν, ἐπὶ τῶν διακινδυνευόντων.
Note:
Zenobius 3.13, etc.; cf. delta 1186.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery; military affairs; proverbs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 May 2003@07:49:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 May 2003@00:13:23.
David Whitehead (corrected my ref; cosmetics) on 29 June 2004@07:08:46.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@06:38:08.

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