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Headword: Ὑπεξιοῦσα
Adler number: upsilon,209
Translated headword: emerging, venturing out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"For [she was?] a young girl recently emerging from her maiden's chambers".
Greek Original:
Ὑπεξιοῦσα: νεᾶνις γὰρ ἄρτι τῶν παρθενικῶν θαλάμων ὑπεξιοῦσα.
Note:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation, is present participle of ὑπέξειμι (from εἶμι "go"), feminine nominative singular. The quotation itself -- already (but with a different compound verb) at epsilon 2060, q.v. -- was attributed to Aelian by L.K.Valckenaer (1715-1785); to Symeon Metaphrastes by Adler.
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; religion; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 July 2009@06:09:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 29 July 2009@13:46:11.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 July 2009@02:57:59.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@05:34:38.

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