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Headword: Ὑποκνισθέντες
Adler number: upsilon,515
Translated headword: excited, stimulated
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they who were] exasperated, provoked. For κνίζω means I scrape thinly from the surface.[1] "[...] in order that, vainly excited, they would stir up a war".[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑποκνισθέντες: λυπηθέντες, παροξυνθέντες. κνίζω γὰρ τὸ ἐξεπιπολῆς ξύω. ἵνα μάτην ὑποκνισθέντες πόλεμον ἐγείρωσιν.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is aorist passive participle, masculine nominative plural, of ὑποκνίζω .
[1] cf. kappa 1874.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 20 March 2008@02:50:35.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@10:57:54.
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