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Headword: Ὑπὲρ κάρα φοιτῶντα
Adler number: upsilon,314
Translated headword: proceeding above (the) head
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning him] going above [the] head.
Greek Original:
Ὑπὲρ κάρα φοιτῶντα: ὑπὲρ κεφαλῆς ἐρχόμενον.
Note:
The headword phrase, identically glossed in Photius and other lexica, is a slight misquotation of Euripides, Hippolytus 1058-1059, where, referring to birds, it is in the accusative plural (web address 1), not, as here, singular.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 23 April 2010@14:52:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; expanded note; more keywords) on 25 April 2010@05:46:16.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 August 2011@08:20:42.
David Whitehead on 22 November 2013@10:00:27.

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