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Headword: *(upigh/
Adler number: upsilon,436
Translated headword: hypige
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a shutting-off.[1] But u(piwgh/ [means] a [?]sheltering.[2]
Greek Original:
*(upigh/: h( a)po/kleisis. *(upiwgh\ de\ h( ske/yis.
[1] Attested only here; form and meaning unexplained.
[2] cf. e)piwgh/ (epsilon 2502), i)wgh/ (iota 473), both glossed with ske/ph "covering, protection." The Supplement to LSJ registers u(piwgh/ as "place of refuge," citing Hesychius (i.e. his upsilon555, where the plural is glossed with the phrase u(pagwgai/, u(podromai\ th=s pe/tras dia\ ske/phn "burrows under a rock for shelter"). The word also occurs twice in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 May 2011@01:36:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 22 May 2011@03:37:27.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded n.2; more keywords) on 25 November 2013@06:54:52.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 16 May 2014@23:34:39.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 16 May 2014@23:38:08.


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