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Headword: *(uyhxh/s
Adler number: upsilon,751
Translated headword: high-sounding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one carrying the neck high. Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "high-sounding horses".
Greek Original:
*(uyhxh/s: o( u(yau/xhn. kai/, u(yhxe/es i(/ppoi.
The phrase quoted comes from Homer, Iliad 5.772 (web address 1). However, despite the scholia there (and other lexica), the actual sense and import of the headword adjective u(yhxh/s is unclear: see LSJ s.v.
For the glossing word u(yau/xhn applied to a horse, cf. Plato, Phaedrus 253D.
cf. under upsilon 744.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; philosophy; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 August 2010@06:31:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 August 2010@17:07:11.
David Whitehead (tidying-up; expanded note; another keyword) on 24 August 2010@03:27:12.
David Whitehead on 3 December 2013@03:18:31.


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