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Headword: *)apotaurou/menos
Adler number: alpha,3583
Translated headword: bucking up
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] taking courage.
Greek Original:
*)apotaurou/menos: qrasuno/menos.
Same entry in other lexica. The headword participle must be quoted from somewhere, and Theodoridis on Photius s.v. suggests Cyril of Alexandria (PG 69.36c).
It literally means "becoming like a bull", hence being emboldened. See web address 1 below for the LSJ entry.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 June 2001@01:45:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 22 August 2002@06:56:06.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 6 April 2012@04:13:22.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 23 August 2013@05:15:20.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 7 October 2015@01:49:59.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2015@03:03:52.


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