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Headword: Ἐπέστησε
Adler number: epsilon,2087
Translated headword: stood over
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with a genitive.[1] "[He] suddenly stood over the road."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐπέστησε: γενικῇ. ἐπέστησεν ἐξαίφνης τοῦ δρόμου.
Notes:
[1] The headword is aorist indicative active of ἐφίστημι (cf. epsilon 2623, epsilon 3933, epsilon 3934), third person singular. It is probably extracted from the quotation given, which does illustrate the relevant usage, though there is no nu-moveable in the headword itself.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler, but TLG searching reveals it to be Cassius Dio 17.57.78 (contextless). (Could also mean "he suddenly stopped the race.")
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 September 2006@09:30:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 September 2006@10:00:37.
Catharine Roth (added note and cross-references) on 30 September 2006@01:12:44.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 29 July 2011@07:55:43.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2012@05:25:27.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 23 January 2016@10:02:30.

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