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Headword: *)epi\ ka/r
Adler number: epsilon,2353
Translated headword: head-first, head-foremost
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] onto the lower [parts], onto the head. "Out of [the] mountains head-first." As if [to say from above] onto the downward [parts].
Greek Original:
*)epi\ ka/r: e)pi\ ta\ ka/tw, e)pi\ kefalh/n. e)c o)re/wn e)pi\ ka/r. oi(=on e)pi\ ta\ katwferh=.
The headword phrase should perhaps be written as one word. Compare in any event Apollonius, Homeric Lexicon 73.19; Hesychius epsilon4828; Etymologicum Magnum 360.8; and a scholion on Homer, Iliad 16.392, where the quotation given, including the headword, occurs in a simile about a storm (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 October 2007@00:29:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword, tr, note; another keyword) on 29 October 2007@04:05:08.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 October 2012@05:44:23.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 12 October 2012@16:41:57.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 April 2015@00:30:16.


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