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Headword: Ὑποπέμψαιεν
Adler number: upsilon,556
Translated headword: they might have sent covertly
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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.
Notes:
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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