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Headword: *sobei=n
Adler number: sigma,762
Translated headword: to strut, to swagger
Vetting Status: high
To proceed with dignity.
Greek Original:
*sobei=n: meta\ semno/thtos proi+e/nai.
See LSJ s.v. III. This verb is a causal formation, basically meaning "to scare" (especially, to scare birds); it is related to se/bomai "shrink from, feel awe at."
cf. sigma 184, sigma 758, sigma 761.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 5 October 2002@19:18:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note) on 5 October 2002@21:17:45.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 5 October 2002@21:22:11.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 30 July 2004@08:45:59.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 18 August 2011@10:08:00.


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