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Headword: Ὑποψαμμότερος
Adler number: upsilon,645
Translated headword: somewhat sandy
Vetting Status: high
"He plowed up beforehand the site, which was somewhat sandy, in order that a lot of dust might be raised in the conflict."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑποψαμμότερος. προήροσε τὸν τόπον ὑποψαμμότερόν πως ὄντα, ἵνα ἐν τῇ συνόδῳ σφῶν κονιορτὸς πάμπολυς ἀρθῇ.
The unglossed headword, in the nominative case, is either quoted from somewhere or (more probably) generated by the accusative case in the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 336a Domingo-Forasté (339 Hercher); cf. Cassius Dio, Roman History 222.5-6 Boissevain (which has ὑπόψαμμον : web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 12 August 2010@08:39:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 August 2010@09:02:11.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 5 June 2011@21:52:29.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@03:26:20.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@05:16:15.


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