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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἐπασσύτερος ἐπασσύτερᾱ ἐπασσύτερον

Structure: ἐπασσυτερ (Stem) + ος (Ending)


  1. one upon another, one after another, upon


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • τὴν δ’ αἰὲν ἐπασσύτεροσ φέρεν οὖροσ. (Apollodorus, Argonautica, book 1 10:30)
  • ἀλλὰ γὰρ αὖθι λέλειπτο σὺν ἀνδράσιν ὁπλοτέροισιν Ἡρακλέησ, ὃσ δή σφι παλίντονον αἶψα τανύσσασ τόξον ἐπασσυτέρουσ πέλασε χθονί· (Apollodorus, Argonautica, book 1 17:15)
  • ἤματα μὲν σκοποὶ ἷζον ἐπ’ ἄκριασ ἠνεμοέσσασ αἰὲν ἐπασσύτεροι· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 16 44:2)
  • οἳ δέ νυ λαοὶ θνῇσκον ἐπασσύτεροι, τὰ δ’ ἐπῴχετο κῆλα θεοῖο πάντῃ ἀνὰ στρατὸν εὐρὺν Ἀχαιῶν· (Homer, Iliad, Book 1 40:11)
  • ὡσ δ’ ὅτ’ ἐν αἰγιαλῷ πολυηχέϊ κῦμα θαλάσσησ ὄρνυτ’ ἐπασσύτερον Ζεφύρου ὕπο κινήσαντοσ· (Homer, Iliad, Book 4 44:1)


  1. one upon another

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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