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Headword: Γεώλοφον
Adler number: gamma,162
Translated headword: hillock, hummock
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] hill, mountain, elevation of earth; and thus they also call the man who is thick and insensitive.[1]
"For he has acquired this little lot on this pathetic hillock."[2]
Greek Original:
Γεώλοφον: ὀρεινὸν, ὄρος, ὕψωμα γῆς: καλοῦσι δ' οὕτως καὶ τὸν παχὺν καὶ ἀναίσθητον ἄνθρωπον. πέπατο γὰρ οὐ μέγα τοῦτο κληρίον ἐν λυπρῇ τῇδε γεωλοφίῃ.
See LSJ s.v. for both of these senses; an instance of the first at epsilon 1620.
[1] Likewise, variously, in other lexica.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.98.5-6 (using a feminine variant of the headword); cf. lambda 847, pi 993.
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@16:04:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 June 2002@05:47:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 5 June 2012@09:39:38.
Catharine Roth (coding, keywords) on 5 September 2012@01:13:43.
David Whitehead on 27 September 2015@09:29:51.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 20 May 2017@01:14:30.


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