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Headword: Εἷρπον
Adler number: epsiloniota,211
Translated headword: they were crawling
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were going at leisure.
Greek Original:
Εἷρπον: μετὰ σχολῆς ἐβάδιζον.
Same or similar entry in other lexica, beginning with Hesychius epsilon1052, and see also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 12.395, where the headword -- imperfect of ἕρπω (epsilon 3078), third person plural -- occurs (after the cattle of the sun had been sacrificed, their hides, as a portent, began to crawl: web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 July 2005@18:35:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 July 2005@03:52:15.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 November 2012@09:43:34.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 29 November 2012@18:47:23.


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