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Headword: *(upogeneia/zwn
Adler number: upsilon,462
Translated headword: underchinning
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] entreating, touching [someone] on the chin.
Greek Original:
*(upogeneia/zwn: litaneu/wn, a)po\ tou= genei/ou a(pto/menos.
From glosses on Aeschines 1.61, where Timarchos (tau 595) does this to Pittalakos.
As Fisher notes ad loc., the personnel involved here make it likely that the gesture should be understood as a reminder of previous intimacies as well as an act of supplication.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 December 2003@08:53:12.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 December 2003@01:19:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 December 2003@06:41:56.
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