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Headword: Luprê
Adler number: lambda,847
Translated headword: wretched
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one that is] poor.[1] "For [he] possessed this not large allotment on this wretched hill."[2]
Greek Original:
Luprê: penichra. pepato gar ou mega touto klêrion en luprêi têide geôlophiêi.
Notes:
[1] Epic/Ionic feminine of the adjective lupro/s (here in the nominative singular, perhaps quoted from Homer, Odyssey 13.243), for which see also lambda 846, lambda 848. It occurs in the dative in the quotation which follows.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.98.5-6: cf. gamma 162, pi 993.
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 April 2009@13:37:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword) on 5 April 2009@04:33:47.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 5 April 2009@12:03:26.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@05:41:25.
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