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Headword: Ὑποτείνων
Adler number: upsilon,612
Translated headword: offering
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one who is] promising.[1]
"Not flattering, nor offering wages, nor deceiving."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑποτείνων: ὑπισχνούμενος. οὐ θωπεύων οὐδ' ὑποτείνων μισθοὺς οὐδ' ἐξαπατύλλων.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in the Synagoge (upsilon168) and Photius, Lexicon upsilon257, where Theodoridis suggests that the headword -- present participle, masculine nominative singular, of the verb ὑποτείνω (cf. upsilon 611) -- is quoted from Demosthenes 13.19.
[2] Aristophanes, Acharnians 657 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 24 October 2008@18:28:52.
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