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Headword: Ὑφείς
Adler number: upsilon,719
Translated headword: putting under, yielding, withdrawing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] giving in, slackening. "But he, withdrawing from his purpose, sent begging not to have war made on him."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑφείς: ἐνδούς, ὑποχαλάσας. ὁ δὲ ὑφεὶς τοῦ φρονήματος ἔπεμψεν ἱκετεύων μὴ πολεμηθῆναι.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is the aorist active participle, masculine nominative singular, of ὑφίημι . See also upsilon 720, upsilon 708.
[1] Cassius Dio 68.17.2.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 May 2011@00:36:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 May 2011@03:14:09.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:45:40.


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