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Headword: *(upe/xei
Adler number: upsilon,405
Translated headword: supplies
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] supports.
"And to supply [sc. means] to answer in Aristotle. [It is] easy to supply the propositions."[1]
Aristophanes [writes]: "and to supply all things, [except] those that the cup knows."[2]
"[...] to supply a rationale of his generalship."[3]
Greek Original:
*(upe/xei: u(fi/statai. kai\ to\ a)pokri/nesqai u(pe/xein para\ *)aristote/lei. u(pe/xein r(a/|dion ta\s qe/seis. *)aristofa/nhs: kai\ pa/nq' u(pe/xein, w(=n su/noiden h( ku/lic. lo/gon u(pe/xein th=s strathgi/as.
The headword verb -- third person singular, present indicative, of u(pe/xw (cf. upsilon 406, upsilon 709); same or similar glossing in other lexica -- is evidently quoted from somewhere.
[1] A summary of Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 559.11 & 13 Wallies.
[2] Aristophanes, Lysistrata 841 (here crucially misquoted!). See web address 1.
[3] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 8.57.4 (on Coriolanus).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 April 2011@06:47:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference and link, set status) on 29 April 2011@00:58:31.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and n.3; more keywords) on 29 April 2011@03:08:01.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@08:25:53.


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