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Headword: Σφενδονᾶσθαι
Adler number: sigma,1725
Translated headword: to be slung away
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to be thrown away.
Greek Original:
Σφενδονᾶσθαι: ἀπορρίπτεσθαι.
Note:
Likewise in the Synagoge (sigma404) and Photius, Lexicon sigma865, where Theodoridis notes the view of H.Stephanus that the headword infinitive is quoted from Gregory of Nazianzus' Funeral Oration for Basil (PG 36.568c; its only independent attestation, in fact).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2014@04:19:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (coding, status) on 3 June 2014@10:00:53.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 3 June 2014@10:04:49.

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