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Headword: Ouk exêiesan
Adler number: omicron,871
Translated headword: they were not going out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning ou)k e)ch/rxonto ["they were not coming forth"].[1] But ou)k e)ci/esan ["they were not sending out"] [means] they did not allow.[2]
Greek Original:
Ouk exêiesan: anti tou ouk exêrchonto. Ouk exiesan de, ou sunechôrêsan.
Notes:
The two phrases differentiated here are presumably quoted from somewhere; see further, next note.
[1] Third person plural imperfect of e)/ceimi (from ei)=mi "go"); cf. epsilon 1715. Many of the instances of this verb are military, and this phrase itself is perhaps quoted from Thucydides 1.15.2.
[2] Third person plural imperfect of e)ci/hmi.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 July 2010@21:53:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 July 2010@03:15:43.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2013@04:51:58.

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