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Headword: *)akampi/as
Adler number: alpha,795
Translated headword: bendless, unbending
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] straight-coursed.
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] a)ka/mpios dro/mos ["bendless course"],[1] a long and straight walk.
Greek Original:
*)akampi/as: o( eu)qu/dromos. kai\ *)aka/mpios dro/mos, o( makro\s kai\ di' eu)qei/as peri/patos.
Similar material in other lexica; references at Photius alpha709 and alpha710 Theodoridis. From the vocabulary of racing, whether equestrian or on foot. See LSJ s.v.
[1] cf. kappa 292 for the opposite.
Keywords: athletics; daily life; definition; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 February 2000@11:26:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 24 May 2002@06:57:35.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetic) on 13 July 2006@06:13:53.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 January 2012@05:12:01.
David Whitehead on 23 January 2012@05:12:17.
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