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Headword: Ὑποκαθημένης
Adler number: upsilon,507
Translated headword: lying in, settling in
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] being concealed in,[1] being stored up in. "Hence, with the anger as a result of these things [sc. already] lying in, after brief persuasion from Philip, he rapidly complied."[2]
Also [sc. attested is] '[they] settling', meaning they ambushing. "The leaders [or: officials], lying in ambush, were wounding those who entered."[3]
Greek Original:
Ὑποκαθημένης: ἐγκρυπτομένης, ἐναποκειμένης. διόπερ ὑποκαθημένης ἐκ τούτων αὐτῶν τῆς ὀργῆς, βραχέα προσαναμνήσαντος τοῦ Φιλίππου, ταχέως ὑπήκουσε. καὶ Ὑποκαθήμενοι, ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐνεδρεύοντες. οἱ δὲ ἄρχοντες ὑποκαθήμενοι τοὺς εἰσελθόντας πληγαῖς κατέξαινον.
The headword, presumably extracted from the first quotation given, is present middle/passive participle, feminine genitive singular.
[1] cf. the opening of upsilon 504.
[2] Polybius 4.29.7 (web address 1).
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 28 April 2008@00:23:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 April 2008@03:36:01.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2013@04:35:49.


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