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Headword: *(uyo/qi
Adler number: upsilon,765
Translated headword: aloft
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] on high.
Greek Original:
*(uyo/qi: e)n u(/yei.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius upsilon336 Theodoridis. The headword, an epic/poetic adverb, sometimes means "in the sky," but more often "in the air" or merely "up above." Three instances in Homer (all in the Iliad, and all as u(yo/q'), three in Theocritus, twelve in Apollonius, and at least one in Callimachus: see web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Patrick T. Rourke on 27 October 2003@19:18:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 October 2003@03:20:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 11 August 2011@04:10:01.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 3 December 2013@05:18:37.


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