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Headword: *)ane/stellon
Adler number: alpha,2328
Translated headword: they were repulsing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were warding off, they were thwarting.
"[The] serpents largest in size were repulsing them".[1]
Greek Original:
*)ane/stellon: a)pei=rgon, e)kw/luon. dra/kontes a)/ra me/gistoi to\ me/geqos a)ne/stellon au)tou/s.
The headword -- third person plural, imperfect tense, of the verb a)naste/llw -- is perhaps (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Aelian fr. 250b Domingo-Forasté (252 Hercher); cf. already alpha 1968 and again epsilon 215.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 December 2000@18:34:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 24 December 2000@10:30:39.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 7 August 2002@03:56:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 20 February 2006@03:08:33.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 2 June 2011@22:37:15.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2012@09:14:59.
David Whitehead on 15 July 2015@03:38:32.


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