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Headword: Παιφάσσω
Adler number: pi,899
Translated headword: I dart about, I rush about
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I make bright, or I set in motion.
Greek Original:
Παιφάσσω: φανεροποιῶ, ἢ ὁρμῶ.
Epic/poetic verb. For this glossing (which appears to reflect the transitive usage noted by LSJ s.v.), cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.450, where the participle παιφάσσουσα occurs. Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: David Porter on 21 November 2011@07:15:28.
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David Whitehead (note; more keywords; tweaks) on 22 November 2011@03:40:24.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics; raised status) on 18 September 2013@09:56:21.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 April 2015@23:46:39.


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