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Headword: Ὑποδενδρυάσαι
Adler number: upsilon,473
Translated headword: to creep under
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to go under somewhere, and to crouch under a roof.
Greek Original:
Ὑποδενδρυάσαι: ὑποδῦναί που, καὶ πτῆξαι ὑπὸ σκέπην.
Aorist active infintiive of this verb, glossed here as in Photius upsilon189 Theodoridis -- but, as LSJ notes, contrast Hesychius upsilon599 s.v. ὑποδενδρυάζειν ('to make an appearance from hiding and suddenly').
Outside lexicography, this verb is attested only in Philo (Mechanicus) of Byzantium, Parasceuastica et poliorcetica D54 (participle).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 7 June 2008@21:46:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 8 June 2008@04:29:24.
David Whitehead (tweaked note, for clarity) on 10 August 2011@10:05:47.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2013@08:36:18.
David Whitehead (my typo, spotted by Ron Allen) on 10 April 2015@02:57:22.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 May 2016@05:04:24.


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