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Headword: Ὑπέρισχε
Adler number: upsilon,302
Translated headword: protect
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] defend, direct.
"And you, protect this life, which is good for hunting."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπέρισχε: ὑπερμάχει, προί̈στασο. σὺ δ' εὐθήρου τοῦδ' ὑπέρισχε βίου.
The headword is present active imperative, second person singular, of the verb ὑπερίσχω . It is presumably extracted from the quotation given (its only extant occurrence outside this entry).
[1] Greek Anthology 6.268.2 (addressed to Artemis); read however ῥίου "peak" instead of βίου "life".
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 7 February 2010@10:27:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 8 February 2010@03:48:11.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@08:15:08.
David Whitehead on 22 November 2013@05:33:27.


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