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Headword: *(uperhnoreo/ntwn
Adler number: upsilon,284
Translated headword: overweening
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones which are] excelling in strength.
Greek Original:
*(uperhnoreo/ntwn: u(perexo/ntwn th=| duna/mei.
The headword is genitive plural of u(perhnore/wn. Common in the Homeric epics: see e.g. Homer, Iliad 4.176 (web address 1). This entry is paralleled by a scholion on that verse, as well as similar glosses in the Etymologicum Magnum and ps.-Zonaras.
See also upsilon 285.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 5 February 2010@14:07:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, keyword, status) on 5 February 2010@22:41:03.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 7 February 2010@04:20:44.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@08:05:22.
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