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Headword: Ὑπερήφανον
Adler number: upsilon,289
Translated headword: prodigious
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] much/very. "All the walls having been whitened to a prodigious height".[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπερήφανον: πολύ. πάντων τῶν τοίχων κεκονιαμένων ἐς ὕψος ὑπερήφανον.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is neuter singular of this adjective (found more usually in an adverse sense: see LSJ), for which see also upsilon 290; and cf. upsilon 288.
[1] Aelian fr. 329 Domingo-Forasté (331 Hercher).
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 7 February 2010@10:26:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 8 February 2010@03:44:00.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 1) on 24 March 2011@01:01:49.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 24 March 2011@03:47:09.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@08:07:04.
David Whitehead on 22 November 2013@04:21:22.

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