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Headword: *fu/sei
Adler number: phi,857
Translated headword: will produce
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] will sprout.[1]
Aristophanes [writes]: "there is nothing better or sweeter than to sprout wings."[2]
Greek Original:
*fu/sei: blasth/sei. *)aristofa/nhs: ou)de\n e)/st' a)/meinon ou)d' h(/dion h)\ fu=sai ptera/.
Notes:
[1] The headword is future of fu/w, third person singular. Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Iliad 1.235, where it occurs (web address 1, of the scepter which will not sprout leaves).
[2] Aristophanes, Birds 785 (web address 2), with the aorist infinitive of fu/w. For this sigmatic aorist see also phi 854.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 November 2010@01:19:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 5 November 2010@04:26:28.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2013@08:13:43.

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