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anchor

Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. ἄγκυρα, ἡ.

At anchor: P. and V. ἐπʼ ἀγκύρας.

Bring to anchor, v. trans.: P. and V. ὁρμίζειν; see anchor (verb).

Come to anchor, v. intrans.: P. and V. ὁρμίζεσθαι, P. προσορμίζεσθαι.

Drop anchor: P. ἄγκυραν ἀφιέναι (Xen.), V. ἄγκυραν μεθιέναι.

Lie at anehor: P. and V. ὁρμεῖν.

Lie at anchor opposite: P. ἀνθορμεῖν (dat.).

Ride at anchor: P. and V. ὀχεῖσθαι.

Riding at anchor, subs.: V. ἀγκυρουχία, ἡ (Aesch., Supp. 766).

Weigh anchor, put out to sea: P. and V. ἀνάγεσθαι, ἐξανάγεσθαι, V. ναῦν ἀφορμίζεσθαι, P. ἐξορμεῖν; see put out.

The sailors weighed the ship's anchor: V. ναῦται δʼ ἐμήρυσαντο νηὸς ἰσχάδα (Soph., Frag.).

v. trans.

P. and V. ὁρμίζειν. V. intrans. P. and V. ὁρμίζεσθαι, P. καθορμίζεσθαι, ἐφορμίζεσθαι.

Anchor in front of, v. trans.: P. προορμίζειν (ναῦν) πρό (gen.).

Anchor round, v. intrans.: P. περιορμεῖν (absol.).