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Headword: *(upobiba/zontes
Adler number: upsilon,451
Translated headword: bringing down
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] lessening.
Greek Original:
*(upobiba/zontes: e)lattou=ntes.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius upsilon171 Theodoridis. The headword is present participle, masculine nominative plural, of the verb u(pobiba/zw (causal form of u(pobai/nw). It must be quoted from somewhere; perhaps Cyril of Alexandria, whose treatises and commentaries furnish 3 instances.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 12 June 2008@22:22:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 June 2008@03:10:42.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@09:52:33.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2013@06:53:43.


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