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Headword: Περιπαρῆναι
Adler number: pi,1239
Translated headword: to have been spitted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to have been pierced.
"The Romans deployed underwater pikes, so that the oncoming vessels of the barbarians were spitted".[1]
Greek Original:
Περιπαρῆναι: περικεντηθῆναι. οἱ δὲ Ῥωμαῖοι κοντοὺς ἔπηξαν ὑποβρυχίους, ὥστε τὰ σκάφη τῶν βαρβάρων ἐλθόντα περιπαρῆναι.
The headword, aorist passive infinitive of the verb περιπείρω , is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable (but seemingly connected with the first one given at pi 2874, q.v.).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 August 2010@05:43:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 6 August 2010@11:44:31.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 8 August 2010@04:45:19.
David Whitehead (expanded headword and primary note) on 25 September 2011@09:23:48.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@06:56:31.


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