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Headword: *(uyauxei=n
Adler number: upsilon,744
Translated headword: to carry the neck high, to boast
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to think big.[1]
[sc. Also attested is] the u(yauxh/n ["carrying the neck high"], masculine. But see whether [it is] also feminine.[2]
Greek Original:
*(uyauxei=n: u(yhlofronei=n. *(o u(yauxh/n, a)rseniko/n. zh/tei de/, ei) kai\ qhluko/n.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius upsilon328 Theodoridis. The headword infinitive itself is regarded as coming from Sophocles (fr. 1106 Radt, contextless).
[2] (This addendum to the entry is lacking in manuscripts AFV, and Adler indicates it to be an interpolation.) On u(yau/xhn (sic: accented paroxytone), a two-termination adjective, see generally LSJ s.v.; it is attested with (e.g.) the masculine noun 'horse' in Plato, Phaedrus 253D, and -- figuratively -- with the feminine noun 'fir-tree' in Euripides, Bacchae 1061.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; philosophy; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 April 2011@20:06:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 27 April 2011@04:00:42.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; more keywords) on 2 December 2013@06:10:20.


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