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Headword: Προώλης
Adler number: pi,2546
Translated headword: utterly destroyed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one completely destroyed.[1]
Greek Original:
Προώλης: ὁ πανώλης.
Notes:
The headword is a two-ending adjective in the masculine and feminine nominative singular; cf. epsilon 1834 (gloss) and see generally LSJ s.v.
The entry is probably generated by the use of the headword, in pronouncing an oath, at Demosthenes 19.172 (web address 1): "may I perish utterly destroyed and ruined if any monetary inducement would have led me to go on an embassy with these men". (Compare also 18.324.)
[1] The gloss is the same form as the lemma; cf. pi 213 (gloss) and see generally LSJ s.v. The headword is identically glossed by ps.-Zonaras 1575.3 (Tittmann). Adler also cites Lexicon Ambrosianum 1119 as identical.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; politics; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 9 August 2013@00:02:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, set status) on 9 August 2013@01:07:12.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 9 August 2013@03:28:35.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@07:48:40.

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