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Headword: Ὑφείς
Adler number: upsilon,720
Translated headword: putting under, suborning
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] laying under. "Suborning a magician like this, a stitcher of tricks, deceitful, a beggar." Sophocles [sc. writes this].[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑφείς: ὑποβαλών. ὑφεὶς μάγον τοιόνδε μηχανορράφον, δόλιον, ἀγύρτην. Σοφοκλῆς.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is the aorist active participle, masculine nominative singular, of ὑφίημι . See also upsilon 708, upsilon 719, upsilon 724.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 387-8 (web address 1); cf. mu 25, mu 1019.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 May 2011@00:47:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 May 2011@03:17:44.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:47:00.
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