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Headword: Ὕπατοι
Adler number: upsilon,168
Translated headword: hepatoi
Vetting Status: high
A kind of large[1] fish, which are also called probata and prepontes.[2] The hake, too, could be numbered amongst them.
Greek Original:
Ὕπατοι: εἶδος ἰχθύος κητώδους, οἳ καλοῦνται καὶ πρόβατα καὶ πρέποντες. ἀριθμοῖτο δὲ τούτοις καὶ ὁ ὄνος.
The present (plural) headword is ὕπατοι , but see LSJ s.v. ἥπατος (web address 1).
[1] Literally whale-like, cetaceous.
[2] cf. Aelian, On Animals 9.98.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 March 2006@05:32:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 20 March 2006@12:05:58.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 21 March 2006@03:18:23.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@09:33:20.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@03:22:49.


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