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Headword: *sfalei/s
Adler number: sigma,1715
Translated headword: having tripped
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having failed.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] sfalei=en ["they might trip"].[2]
Greek Original:
*sfalei/s: a)potuxw/n. kai\ *sfalei=en.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius sigma859, where Theodoridis declares the headword participle -- masculine nominative singular, from sfa/llw (sigma 1716) -- quoted from Euripides, Phoenician Women 725; see the scholia thereto.
[2] Again a quotation; extant possibilities begin with Thucydides and Xenophon.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 February 2014@08:38:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 17 February 2014@02:41:43.
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 February 2014@14:15:46.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 18 February 2014@03:10:51.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2016@05:50:48.


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