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Headword: *(upe/brexon
Adler number: upsilon,179
Translated headword: they were soaked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were drunk with wine. "Then they were soaked, drinking continuously and drawing from the unmixed [wine]."[1]
Greek Original:
*(upe/brexon: oi)/nw| e)mequ/skonto. ei)=ta u(pe/brexon, qamina\ pi/nontes kai\ a)kra/tou spw=ntes.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given
[1] Valckenaer attributed this quotation (already at sigma 974, and cf. also beta 535) to Aelian, but his modern editors demur. It is unidentifiable.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 June 2004@02:28:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 18 June 2004@03:26:42.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 7 February 2011@07:07:30.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@04:02:19.


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