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Headword: *qu/ella
Adler number: theta,533
Translated headword: hurricane, squall
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] an aggregation of wind.[1]
"And a great wind coming down into the plain stirred up a hurricane and whirlwinds, so that the situation did not differ from night."[2]
And elsewhere Sophocles [writes]: "nor a hurricane from the sea aroused at that time."[3]
Greek Original:
*qu/ella: sustrofh\ a)ne/mou. kai\ pneu=ma katelqo\n e)s to\ pedi/on polu\ qu/ella/n te kai\ strobi/lous h)/geiren, w(/ste to\ kaqesthko\s nukto\s diafe/rein ou)de/n. kai\ au)=qis *sofoklh=s: ou)/te ponti/a qu/ella kinhqei=sa tw=| to/te xro/nw|.
cf. kappa 55, pi 2262.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Iliad 6.346 (where the headword noun occurs).
[2] Quotation (again at sigma 1207) unidentifiable.
[3] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1659-1660.
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; historiography; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 3 March 2008@23:06:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (adjustments to tr; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 March 2008@06:02:35.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@04:28:12.


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