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Headword: *(ue/
Adler number: upsilon,73
Translated headword: hue, [?]son
Vetting Status: high
A threat by those who are waiting and bidding [someone] to open [the door].[1]
For also [sc. attested is] u(=en, meaning it was raining.[2]
Greek Original:
*(ue/: a)peilh\ braduno/ntwn kai\ a)noignu/nai keleuo/ntwn. kai\ ga\r *(/uen, a)nti\ tou= e)/brexen.
[1] Tentatively identified by Adler as proverbial; in any event, obscure. The headword, as accented, is attested only as the vocative of ui(o/s ("son"), not obviously what is intended here. Something is probably missing.
[2] Imperfect of u(/ei "it rains," cf. upsilon 121, upsilon 126, upsilon 127. Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius upsilon29 Theodoridis); quoted from Homer, Iliad 12.25.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 October 2002@20:14:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 29 October 2002@03:48:58.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword; cosmetics) on 25 April 2011@07:29:27.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords; tweaking) on 19 November 2013@07:13:33.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 21 May 2014@01:38:54.


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