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Headword: *(uperw/sion
Adler number: upsilon,351
Translated headword: beyond measure
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that [which is] beyond fate.
Greek Original:
*(uperw/sion: to\ u(pe\r th\n moi=ran.
The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular, presumably quoted from somewhere but unattested outside lexicography. Differently glossed in the Ambrosian Lexicon, according to Adler; ps.-Zonaras glosses a)/peiron "unlimited"; Orion [Author, Myth] and the Etymologicum Magnum discuss a (highly unlikely) derivation from o(/sios "holy."
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 August 2010@12:03:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 15 August 2010@05:30:49.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@06:12:49.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 May 2014@23:20:59.


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