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Headword: Ἔσβη
Adler number: epsilon,3120
Translated headword: [a fire] went out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] was quenched, ceased.
Greek Original:
Ἔσβη: ἐσβέσθη, ἐπαύσατο.
Note:
Same entry in Photius and other lexica; similar one already (first gloss only) in Hesychius. The headword -- an intransitive athematic aorist of σβέννυμι in the third person singular -- is quoted from Homer: either Iliad 9.471 (web address 1) or Odyssey 3.182; see the D scholia to Iliad 9.467 (sic) and Odyssey loc.cit.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 September 2005@01:52:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 29 September 2005@03:19:57.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 October 2012@07:13:09.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 5 November 2012@00:17:03.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 17 August 2014@20:47:20.

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