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Headword: *)apostrofh/
Adler number: alpha,3565
Translated headword: outlet
Vetting Status: high
[Used] to mean katastrophe ["overturning"].
Greek Original:
*)apostrofh/: a)nti\ tou= katastrofh/.
A faulty version of the equivalent entry in Harpokration, which had commented on the appearance of apostrophe for kataPHYGE ["refuge"] in Demosthenes (4.8).
The two nouns are not in fact synonyms, for one has the image of turning away from, escaping (web address 1), the other of turning down or over, overturning, ending (web address 2 and kappa 804).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 October 2000@10:53:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 22 August 2002@05:52:16.
Robert Dyer (Added sentence to notes and LSJ refs) on 8 January 2003@15:27:00.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 30 June 2011@06:57:12.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 2 October 2015@01:43:12.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 2 October 2015@01:45:12.


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