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Headword: Ὑποδεῖσθε
Adler number: upsilon,480
Translated headword: underbind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] tie round. "Underbind [...] your Laconians."[1] It is a kind of sandal. [2]
Greek Original:
Ὑποδεῖσθε: περιδεσμεῖτε. ὑποδεῖσθε τὰς Λακωνικάς. ἔστι δὲ εἶδος ὑποδήματος.
[1] Aristophanes, Ekklesiazusae 269, here abridged (ὑποδεῖσθε δ’ ὡς τάχιστα τὰς Λακωνικάς , 'Underbind your Laconians as fast as you can'), with comment from the scholia there.
[2] The word translated here as 'sandal', ὑπόδημα , is itself another cognate of the verb ὑποδέω , 'I bind under'.
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Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 27 October 2002@13:34:46.
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