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Headword: *kubi/sthsis
Adler number: kappa,2599
Translated headword: tumbling
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a roll.
Also [sc. attested is the related verb] 'to be about to tumble'.[1]
Greek Original:
*kubi/sthsis: h( sustrofh/. kai\ *kubisth/sein.
The headword noun is nominative singular. This particular form is attested only in lexicography; cf. Pollux 4.105.
[1] Future active infinitive of the verb kubista/w ('to tumble': kappa 2598), from which the headword is a nominal derivative. This particular form may be adduced here only because it has the same beginining as the headword (kubisths-). It is otherwise attested only at -- and perhaps thereefore quoted from -- Plutarch, Moralia 1047F (= Chrysippus fr. 688).
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; philosophy
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 May 2008@00:49:35.
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David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 May 2008@04:05:59.
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