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Headword: *(uph/nh
Adler number: upsilon,427
Translated headword: hair on the upper lip
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] mustache, the chin, a beard, the hair-growth of the upper lip;[1] but the [hair on the] lower [lip is called] pa/ppos.[2]
Greek Original:
*(uph/nh: mu/stac, to\ ge/neion, pw/gwn, h( tou= a)/nw xei/lous tri/xwsis: to\ de\ ka/tw pa/ppos.
See also upsilon 428.
[1] Same or similar glosses in other lexica (references at Photius upsilon161 Theodoridis), and in scholia on Homer, Iliad 24.348 and Aristophanes, Lysistrata 1072. The first glossing word mu/stac is actually the origin of English "mustache."
[2] cf. pi 264, and under gamma 142.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; epic; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 May 2011@01:38:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (typo and other cosmetics; another x-ref; another keyword) on 13 May 2011@03:25:07.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 14 May 2011@09:46:03.
David Whitehead on 25 November 2013@06:16:36.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 5 February 2014@08:02:37.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 17 May 2014@00:04:59.


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