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Headword: *(upeki/nei
Adler number: upsilon,187
Translated headword: was urging on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was turning [them] aside.[1]
"At first [he?] was urging them on in their opinions, then led them into much unintelligent conversation."[2]
Greek Original:
*(upeki/nei: pare/trepe. prw=ton me\n u(peki/nei au)toi=s ta\s gnw/mas, e)/peita e)s lalia\n pollh\n kai\ a)no/hton proh=gen.
[1] The headword -- presumably extracted from the quotation given -- is imperfect, third person singular, of the verb u(pokine/w; see also under delta 1012. The present gloss does not seem to fit it very well.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 3 August 2009@05:44:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; more keywords; tweaks) on 3 August 2009@06:24:43.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@04:35:53.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 May 2016@03:31:07.


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