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Headword: Ἵπταται
Adler number: iota,589
Translated headword: flies
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] takes wing.
Greek Original:
Ἵπταται: πέτεται.
Same entry in other lexica. The headword must be quoted from somewhere (and cf. under alpha 537, gamma 282, epsilon 3670, chi 186).
"Ἵπταμαι is first found in late writers, Moschus 3.43, Babrius 65.4, etc. (mostly in compounds ...), and is censured by Lucian, Lexiphanes 25, Soloecista 7": LSJ s.v. πέτομαι .
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2006@22:42:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 29 May 2006@04:41:17.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@08:43:25.


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