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Headword: Ἐκτολυπεύσας
Adler number: epsilon,661
Translated headword: having wound off
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he] having accomplished.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the corresponding infinitive] ἐκτολυπεῦσαι ["to wind off"], [meaning] to fulfill.[2]
The metaphor [comes] from the clew/wind, the ball of wool which has been worked.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐκτολυπεύσας: ἐργασάμενος. καὶ Ἐκτολυπεῦσαι, πληρῶσαι. ἡ μεταφορὰ ἀπὸ τῆς τολύπης, τοῦ κατειργασμένου ἐρίου.
Notes:
Same or similar material in other lexica.
cf. generally tau 747.
[1] The headword is the aorist active participle, masculine nominative singular, of ἐκτολυπεύω . It must be quoted from somewhere, doubtless (as Latte on Hesychius s.v. claims) Hesiod, Shield 44.
[2] Also quoted from somewhere, presumably, but source unidentifiable.
[3] Addendum lacking, Adler reports, in mss AV, and a marginal addition in M.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2007@01:01:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 January 2007@03:25:10.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 9 August 2012@07:08:44.
David Whitehead on 11 December 2015@08:01:09.

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