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Headword: Ὑψόθι
Adler number: upsilon,765
Translated headword: aloft
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] on high.
Greek Original:
Ὑψόθι: ἐν ὕψει.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius upsilon336 Theodoridis. The headword, an epic/poetic adverb, sometimes means "in the sky," but more often "in the air" or merely "up above." Three instances in Homer (all in the Iliad, and all as ὑψόθ' ), three in Theocritus, twelve in Apollonius, and at least one in Callimachus: see web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Patrick T. Rourke on 27 October 2003@19:18:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 October 2003@03:20:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 11 August 2011@04:10:01.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 3 December 2013@05:18:37.


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