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Headword: *(ufizh/seis
Adler number: upsilon,733
Translated headword: subsidences
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sinkings-down, givings-in. "[He/she/it] turned from earthy and soft and sandy [places] because of the subsidences that would result from the weights being applied."
Greek Original:
*(ufizh/seis: u(poxala/seis, e)ndo/seis. e)ce/kline ta\ gew/dh kai\ malaka\ kai\ yammw/dh dia\ ta\s e)some/nas u(fizh/seis e)pi\ toi=s ba/resi toi=s e)pitiqeme/nois.
See already epsilon 3974, which contains a shorter version of the quotation (and with a different main verb, e)fula/cato).
The noun u(fi/zhsis is attested several times in the accusative singular in Greek, but no plural forms of the word are found outside these two Suda entries.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; science and technology
Translated by: Lauren Curtis on 4 December 2007@20:39:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; pruned note) on 5 December 2007@04:05:15.
Catharine Roth (betacode details) on 17 October 2010@18:45:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 2 December 2013@03:22:17.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 14 May 2014@00:02:56.


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