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Headword: *(uposxei=n
Adler number: upsilon,599
Translated headword: to sustain
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to undertake, to be demanded, to suggest.[1]
"[...] to sustain an argument to the people in support of what has been done until then."[2]
And elsewhere: "[... him] sustaining the discussion of the office and displaying the good services."[3]
Greek Original:
*(uposxei=n: u(polabei=n, a)paithqh=nai, u(poqei=nai. tw=| dh/mw| lo/gon u(posxei=n u(pe\r tw=n a)/xri tou=de pepragme/nwn. kai\ au)=qis: u(posxo/nta lo/gon th=s a)rxh=s kai\ ta\s eu)ergesi/as a)nadeica/menon.
The headword, illstrated by the first of the two quotations given, is aorist infinitive of the verb u(pe/xw.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.269 (where the participle u(posxw/n occurs).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 October 2008@08:22:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 October 2008@08:32:22.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2013@04:22:04.


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