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Headword: *(upera/gonta
Adler number: upsilon,215
Translated headword: surpassing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] excelling. "But [sc. it is said that] him being advanced in age and surpassing the (?)overseer received an injury to the head."[1]
Greek Original:
*(upera/gonta: u(pere/xonta. to\n de\ h(liki/a| u(yhlo\n o)/nta kai\ u(pera/gonta to\n e)pi/skopon, th\n bla/bhn th=| kefalh=| de/casqai.
The headword -- present participle of u(pera/gw, masculine accusative singular -- is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable; de Boor suggested Theodorus Lector or John of Antioch (but not accepted as Johnian by U.Roberto).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 14 August 2009@10:11:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 14 August 2009@10:30:35.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@06:00:53.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 30 January 2015@05:29:09.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 May 2016@03:40:09.


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