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Headword: *ku/mbaxos
Adler number: kappa,2681
Translated headword: head-first, headlong, head-over-heels
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] falling on one's head and feet up.
Greek Original:
*ku/mbaxos: e)pi\ kefalh\n pesw\n kai\ a)/nw tou\s po/das.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius kappa1198 Theodoridis), and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.586, where the headword occurs (web address 1); see already under kappa 2594 (and again sigma 100).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 October 2005@08:19:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 26 October 2005@11:43:56.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 27 October 2005@03:04:57.
David Whitehead on 20 March 2013@09:05:53.


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