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Headword: *(/upnw|
Adler number: upsilon,444
Translated headword: with sleep
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] with sleeplessness. Homer [sc. uses the word in this way].[1]
Also [sc. attested is] I sleep, a verb; [used] with an accusative.[2]
Greek Original:
*(/upnw|: th=| a)grupni/a|. *(/omhros. kai\ *(upnw=, r(h=ma: ai)tiatikh=|.
On the noun u(/pnos cf. upsilon 442, upsilon 443; and see also ps.-Zonaras and Etymologicum Gudianum s.vv. (3 entries each).
[1] i.e. in a way where, in context, 'sleep' means its opposite. So explicitly, a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 6.2 (web address 2). See also, for the gloss 'sleeplessness' the scholia to Homer, Iliad 10.98 (web address 1) and Odyssey 12.281 (web address 3.)
[2] cf. Hesychius s.vv. u(pnw= and u(pnoi=; the relevant entry in the Lexicon syntacticum records that the verb goes with a cognate object.
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 15 October 2007@21:16:56.
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