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Headword: *(upokaqe/zesqai
Adler number: upsilon,504
Translated headword: to sit in ambush
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] to be concealed.[1] "The scouts having announced that [men] were sitting in ambush in the bushes."[2] And elsewhere: "to sit in ambush in hollow spots."[3]
Greek Original:
*(upokaqe/zesqai: to\ e)gkru/ptesqai. a)ggeila/ntwn tw=n diopth/rwn e)ne/dran u(pokaqe/zesqai e)pi\ toi=s lasi/ois. kai\ au)=qis: e)n koi/lois u(pokaqi/sai xwri/ois.
[1] cf. the opening of upsilon 507.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (For 'scouts' see delta 1192 and delta 1193.)
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 April 2008@14:45:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 April 2008@03:15:21.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2013@04:28:26.


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