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Headword: Ὑποπέμψαιεν
Adler number: upsilon,556
Translated headword: they might have sent covertly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they might have sent out with treachery. Xenophon [writes]: "it was realised that the barbarians might have sent the fellow covertly, fearing that the Greeks might cross the bridge and remain [on the island]."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑποπέμψαιεν: μετὰ δόλου ἐκπέμψαιεν. Ξενοφῶν: ἐγνώσθη ὅτι οἱ βάρβαροι τὸν ἄνθρωπον ὑποπέμψαιεν, ὀκνοῦντες, μὴ οἱ Ἕλληνες διαβάντες τὴν γέφυραν μείνειαν.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is third person plural, aorist optative active, of the verb ὑποπέμπω .
[1] An approximation of Xenophon, Anabasis 2.4.22 (web address 1); cf. omicron 112.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 22 June 2008@14:20:13.
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