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ὕφα^λ-ος , ον, (ἅλς)
A.under the sea, ἔρεβος . the darkness of the deep, S.Ant.589 (lyr.); “. πέτραιAP11.390 (Lucill.), cf. Ael.NA14.28, Jul.Or.1.41a; μὴ περὶ τὴν ὕφαλον (without πέτραν)“ ῥαγῇ τὸ σκάφοςLib.Ep.308, cf. Id.Or.62.32; “νῆσοςLuc.DMar.10.1; τὸ . (sc. ἔδαφος), Str.1.3.5; τὰ . τῆς νεώς the parts under water, opp. τὰ ἔξαλα, Luc.JTr.47; . πληγή, τραύματα, damages to a ship under water, Plb.16.3.2, 16.4.12.
2. metaph., secret, crafty, of men, EM 785.44; “. ἡλικία καὶ μνησίκακοςGal.19.489.
II. somewhat salt, ὕδατα v.l. for ὑφαλυκά, Hp.Aër.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 589
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.3.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.4.12
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.3.5
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 47
    • Lucian, Dialogi Marini, 10.1
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 14.28
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