previous next
πυγμ-ή , , (πύξ)
b. generally, fight, π. μονομάχων καὶ θηρίων Edict.Caes. ap. J.AJ14.10.6, cf. Artem.5.58; εἰς π. καθίστασθαι, τρέπεσθαι, of partridges, Gp.14.20.1,2.
3. in Ev.Marc.7.3, πυγμῇ νίψασθαι is interpr. diligently (v.l. πυκνά, often).
II. a measure of length, the distance from the elbow to the knuckles,= 18 δάκτυλοι, Thphr.HP9.11.5, Poll.2.147,158.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (11 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1384
    • Demosthenes, Erotic Essay, 24
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 1031
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1368
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.669
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 14.10.6
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 58.4
    • New Testament, Mark, 7.3
    • Plato, Laws, 795b
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 71
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 21.18
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: