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Headword: *sobaro/s
Adler number: sigma,756
Translated headword: imposing, pompous, swaggering
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he who is haughty; for they say that the Sybarites were excessive in wealth and luxury, so sobaro/s [comes] from *subari/ths.
Greek Original:
*sobaro/s: o( u(perh/fanos: tou\s ga\r *subari/tas fasi\ plou/tw| kai\ trufh=| u(pere/xein. e)k tou= *subari/tou ou)=n sobaro/s.
Similar gloss in Hesychius sigma1308. For this improbable etymology, see also sigma 758.
On the Sybarites, see sigma 1271.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; geography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 October 2012@01:29:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 15 October 2012@03:41:18.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2013@05:15:52.


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