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Headword: Ambasis
Adler number: alpha,1517
Translated headword: way-up
Vetting Status: high
[a)/mbasis means the same as] a)na/basis ["way-up"].[1]
"And there was no sort of way-up."[2]
Greek Original:
Ambasis: anabasis. kai ambasis ou nu tis êen.
cf. generally alpha 1518.
[1] Hesychius has this same equivalence in the accusative case. For a)na/basis see alpha 1801.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr. 309; more fully at alpha 3508. The poetic headword occurs also in (e.g.) Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1070.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 22 March 2001@08:26:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword) on 22 March 2001@08:41:51.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 July 2002@05:15:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 13 February 2012@03:18:13.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 11 March 2012@00:46:27.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@03:05:28.


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