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Headword: *se/bas
Adler number: sigma,175
Translated headword: awe, reverence
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] honor, astonishment.[1]
But in Callimachus [it means] a marvel. "I have this marvel."[2]
Also [sc. attested is] sebi/sai ["to worship"], meaning to bless.[3]
Greek Original:
*se/bas: timh/, e)/kplhcis. para\ de\ *kallima/xw| to\ qau=ma. to/d' e)/xw se/bas. kai\ *sebi/sai, a)nti\ tou= eu)logh=sai.
[1] Likewise in Synagoge sigma25 and Photius sigma106 Theodoridis; similarly in Hesychius sigma312l and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 3.123.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr. 367 Pfeiffer.
[3] From a scholion on Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 105, for which see also sigma 178 and sigma 183.
E.L. De Stefani, "Per le fonti dell' Etimologico Gudiano," Byzantinische Zeitschrift 16 (1907) 65.23
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 October 2013@00:49:43.
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David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 October 2013@03:55:28.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2013@08:43:42.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 15 July 2014@00:13:49.
Catharine Roth (tweaked bibliography) on 16 July 2014@18:31:50.


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