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Headword: Ἐπιστροφάδην
Adler number: epsilon,2643
Translated headword: every which way
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] with turning, turning oneself from one direction to the other.
Greek Original:
Ἐπιστροφάδην: μετ' ἐπιστροφῆς, ἐφ' ἑκάτερα τὰ μέρη στρεφόμενος.
Notes:
= Synagoge epsilon744; Photius, Lexicon epsilon1732; cf. Etymologicum Genuinum and Etymologicum Magnum 365.3-5. Less similarly Apollonius Sophistes, Homeric Lexicon 74.17; Hesychius epsilon5261.
The headword is an adverb, initially Homeric, related to epsilon 2644 and epsilon 2645. The probable source of the entry is commentary on Homer, Iliad 10.483 (quoted by Etymologicum Genuinum and Etymologicum Magnum in this context). See web address 1 for the Homer passage.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 December 2007@06:35:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 7 December 2007@06:51:25.
David Whitehead (withdrew my tr tweak) on 7 December 2007@07:39:20.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 October 2012@09:37:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 April 2015@00:58:15.

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