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Headword: *mete/wra
Adler number: mu,764
Translated headword: lifted-up, haughty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] lofty [ones].[1] Agathias [writes]: "all the townships of Italy were lifted-up and agitated."[2] Meaning ready to face an attack.[2]
Greek Original:
*mete/wra: u(yhla/. *)agaqi/as: ta\ de\ th=s *)itali/as poli/smata mete/wra h)=n a(/panta kai\ dedonhme/na. a)nti\ tou= e(/toima pro\s e)pixei/rhsin.
[1] Neuter nominative plural of mete/wros, presumably extracted from the quotation given; cf. in any event mu 770, mu 772, mu 773, mu 774. *mete/wros comes from meth/oros (mu 788) by quantitative metathesis.
[2] Agathias, Histories 2.6.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2006@22:00:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; another keyword) on 23 January 2006@03:06:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 19 May 2013@09:21:12.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2013@17:08:30.


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