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Headword: *(/ufasma
Adler number: upsilon,702
Translated headword: web, woven robe
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sackcloth [sack or garment].[1]
"Putting him, the deceiver, in a sack made out of hair, he cast him into the eddies of the sea."[2]
Greek Original:
*(/ufasma: sa/kkos. e)mbalw\n de\ au)to\n to\n a)pathlo\n e)n u(fa/smati e)k trixw=n ei)rgasme/nw| e)nh=ken ei)s tou= potamou= ta\s di/nas.
[1] For the gloss, see sigma 39.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Lodewijk Caspar Valckenaer [1715–1785] attributed it to Aelian, Adler notes.)
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; ethics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 April 2011@01:06:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 25 April 2011@05:25:30.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:06:54.


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