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Headword: Κατ' ὄρεσφιν
Adler number: kappa,1090
Translated headword: down the mountains
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in the mountains.
Greek Original:
Κατ' ὄρεσφιν: ἐν τοῖς ὄρεσι.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon. The headword phrase occurs in a simile in Homer, Iliad 11.493 (web address 1).
The form ὄρεσφιν is an epic instrumental form of ὄρος , "mountain"; cf. iota 764.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 October 2008@01:45:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 5 October 2008@04:04:53.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2013@05:55:48.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 17 February 2013@00:00:14.
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