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Headword: Ὑπόβολον
Adler number: upsilon,459
Translated headword: foundation?, groundwork?
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the toe.
Greek Original:
Ὑπόβολον: τὸ δακτυλίδιον.
Note:
A mysterious entry, where the sense of the gloss (cf. under zeta 187) is clearer than that of the headword. In other contexts the headword can mean security for a debt (e.g. Pollux 3.85, Photius s.v., and cf. LSJ s.v. ὑπόβολος , 'f[alsa] l[ectio] for ὑπώβολος ', mortgaged); but 'toe' as the gloss seems to require here a broader sense, drawing on the etymology of ὑποβάλλω .
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; medicine
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 12 June 2008@22:33:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword, tr, note, keywords) on 13 June 2008@04:17:15.
David Whitehead on 13 June 2008@04:17:46.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2013@07:39:59.

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