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Headword: Ἵππων
Adler number: iota,587
Translated headword: Hippon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[genitive] Ἵππωνος : a proper name.[1] It also means the place where horses stand.[2] But ἱππῶν has a circumflex accent.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἵππων, Ἵππωνος: ὄνομα κύριον. σημαίνει δὲ καὶ τὸν τόπον, ἐν ᾧ οἱ ἵπποι ἵστανται. Ἱππῶν δὲ περισπωμένως.
Notes:
[1] Bearers of it include the father of a Syracusan general mentioned in Xenophon, Hellenica 1.2.8, and a pre-Socratic philosopher a.k.a Hipponax.
[2] i.e. stable, stall: ἱππών (with an acute accent on the last syllable, rather than a circumflex; cf. next note).
[3] Besides here, thus only in Philoponus.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 April 2006@06:05:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 20 April 2006@15:30:49.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 21 April 2006@03:27:58.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@08:38:44.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 March 2015@00:19:58.

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