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Headword: Ὑβός
Adler number: upsilon,10
Translated headword: humpbacked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] hunchbacked.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related noun] ὕβωσις , ["humpbacked-ness"], [meaning] hunchbacked-ness.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related verb] ὑβάζειν ["to bend over"], [meaning] to vomit; for those who are compelled to vomit appear to be hunchbacked.[3]
Greek Original:
Ὑβός: ὁ κυρτός. καὶ Ὕβωσις, ἡ κύρτωσις. καὶ Ὑβάζειν, τὸ ἐμεῖν: οἱ γὰρ ἐμοῦντες ἀπὸ τῆς βίας κυρταίνειν ἐοίκασιν.
[1] (cf. eta 23.) Likewise in other lexica and elsewhere; references at Photius upsilon9 Theodoridis.
[2] Attested (outside lexica) in Galen.
[2] (Addendum lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.) This verb is otherwise unattested.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 March 2006@07:03:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 19 March 2006@16:38:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 20 March 2006@03:02:44.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword, raised status) on 20 January 2011@19:32:00.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 21 January 2011@03:18:11.
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