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Headword: Εἰλυφάζω
Adler number: epsiloniota,139
Translated headword: I whirl
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] I twist the flame.
Greek Original:
Εἰλυφάζω: τὴν φλόγα συστρέφω.
Note:
The headword verb, first in Homer and Hesiod, can be either transitive or intransitive: see generally LSJ s.v. The entry here seems to be generated by Homer, Iliad 20.492, where it is transitive (of what wind does to fire).
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 August 2005@03:59:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link and keyword, set status) on 11 August 2005@18:19:59.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 November 2012@07:58:45.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 10 April 2018@23:36:14.

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