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Headword: *metewropolw=n
Adler number: mu,771
Translated headword: busying [himself] with high things
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] investigating heavenly things.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] metewroporw=n ["one who is traveling on high"].
Greek Original:
*metewropolw=n: ta\ ou)ra/nia skopw=n. kai\ *metewroporw=n.
Transmitted as present participles in the masculine nominative singular, but see below.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references in Photius mu353 Theodoridis), but note that the earliest, Hesychius mu1088, construes the headword as the genitive plural of an adjective. Either way, the headword must be quoted from somewhere but is not otherwise attested.
[2] Otherwise unattested.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2006@22:29:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 23 January 2006@03:30:06.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 19 May 2013@09:43:44.


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