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Headword: *)/apo
Adler number: alpha,3244
Translated headword: away from
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] far away, a long [sc. way off].[1]
"Among the Ousbians he was away from danger, having escaped the swords."[2]
The [word] a)/po ["away from"] and a)/poqen ["from afar"] [sc. are spelled] with an omicron; but a)pwta/tw ["furthest from"] [sc. has omega].[3]
Greek Original:
*)/apo: po/rrw, makra/n. e)n toi=s *ou)/sbais tou= kindu/nou a)/po e)ge/neto, a)podra/sas ta\ ci/fh. to\ a)/po kai\ a)/poqen dia\ tou= o mikrou=: a)pwta/tw de/.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 1.75.
[2] Quotation (again at omicron 959) unidentifiable, but evidently from a military narrative. Ousbion, also attested as "Ouebion" by one manuscript, is mentioned by Ptolemy (2.11.15) and was a Germanic settlement on the Danube, across from Arelape (modern-day Pöchlarn, Austria).
[3] Similarly, according to Adler, in two entries in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 October 2001@16:05:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 7 October 2001@05:40:23.
Catharine Roth (tweaks, keyword) on 17 June 2010@01:46:01.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 2 March 2011@05:17:09.
Catharine Roth (added an accent) on 2 March 2011@23:20:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 1 April 2012@08:24:22.
David Whitehead on 21 August 2015@02:57:42.


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