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Headword: Ὕς
Adler number: upsilon,671
Translated headword: hog, pig, sow
Vetting Status: high
In the nominative [ὕς ] has acute accent.[1] But τὰς ὗς ["the sows"] and τοὺς ὗς ["the boars"] in the [accusative] plural have circumflex accent.
Greek Original:
Ὕς: ἐπ' εὐθείας ὀξύνεται. τὰς ὗς δὲ καὶ τοὺς ὗς πληθυντικῶς περισπῶσιν.
cf. gamma 459, upsilon 670, sigma 1673.
[1] Not according to LSJ s.v. The noun is cognate with Latin sus and English sow, swine. In Greek the form σῦς also occurs.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 October 2005@00:29:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (typo; another keyword) on 9 October 2005@05:07:26.
Catharine Roth (added note and cross-references) on 9 October 2005@16:23:32.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@06:54:51.


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