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Headword: Ὑποδράξ
Adler number: upsilon,488
Translated headword: from under the brows
Vetting Status: high
"She grew pale and was looking slantwise from under the brows."[1] That is to say she was pallid and was looking askance because of her anger.
Greek Original:
Ὑποδράξ: ἡ δὲ πελιδνωθεῖσα καὶ ὄμμασι λοξὸν ὑποδρὰξ ὀσσομένη. τουτέστιν ὠχριάσασα καὶ ὑποβλεψαμένη διὰ τὴν ὀργήν.
Considered a later variation of the Homeric ὑπόδρα (upsilon 487). Apart from the quotation in this entry, the word is also found in Nicander, Theriaca 457 and 765, and Callimachus fr. 194.101 Pfeiffer (Iambi). See also the entries in Etymologicum Gudianum under ὑπόδρα .
[1] Callimachus, Hecale fr. 374 Pfeiffer.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry; women
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 8 May 2008@10:39:24.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 8 May 2008@11:46:08.
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