previous next

supīnus adj.

cf. ὕπτιος, backwards, bent backwards, thrown backwards, on the back, supine : stertitque supinus, H.: excitat supinum iuvenem, i. e. in bed , Iu.: uti motu sui corporis, prono obliquo, supino: supinas tendens manūs orabat, with upturned palms , L.: tendoque supinas Ad caelum cum voce manūs, V.: iactus, a throwing up , L.Backwards, going back, retrograde : Nec redit in fontīs unda supina suos, O.: Flumina cursu reditura supino, O.Sloping, inclined : per supinam vallem fusi, L.: Sin collīs supinos (metabere), V.: Tibur, H.—Fig., negligent, indolent, supine : Maecenas, Iu.: animus, Ct.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: