unattested


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
The other item, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], is similarly marked as unattested by Sebeok (1960 : 308), while Alhoniemi (1979 : 218) only marks it with a question mark.
As regards the received letters, very few have survived and the author has also included those which are unattested.
On a query of PPP chief Mr Zardari the member BoR explaining inherent flaws said that in the entire land record 29 percent shares were undivided, 19 percent of the total area survey numbers were missing, 20 percent entries/pages of the total record were missing, 5 percent entries were without buyer and seller, 2 percent of the entries were unattested and in one percent cases survey numbers were missing and in another one percent duplicate entries were made in the record.
Yet there are also further layers of revision that appear in MS Harley 2343, including two unique passages in the prologue and a lengthy conclusion unattested in any of the other extant manuscripts.
In the North and in the South-West, the preposition was almost unattested but still available, as demonstrated by the presence of three occurrences of twen(e) in two texts (three manuscripts).
The surrogates reveal unattested, too-often-anonymous forms of work, and in so doing, they question the currency of art.
SEVEN brothers, all of military age and unattested, who worked a couple of farms at Melling, were mentioned at today's sitting of the County Tribunal at Liverpool.
It contains a wealth of small but telling details about Nietzsche's life that, while not unattested by previous biographies, deserve to be better known than they are.
Knowledge can be degraded by its labelling as 'mere speculation' (Nyman, 2008, page 311) associated sometimes with scaremongering and diffusing unattested information throughout societies to generate concern or activity (Giddens, 2002, page 30).
I will return to them shortly, because what I want to emphasise now is that by far the largest group of significant linguistic forms in the pre-exilic Hebrew inscriptions is not those few characteristic of Golden Age Hebrew, nor those few characteristic of Silver Age Hebrew, but rather the category of forms that are either unattested in any biblical text, or if attested, are extremely rare.
It may therefore be supposed that the occurrence of the identical and otherwise unattested four-word unit non abnuo, non recuso in both Jerome's Letter 18A and Cicero's Pro Milone is due to direct dependence of the former on the latter.
Although Jehoshaphat may have loaned some chariots and horses to Ahab for the Battle of Qarqara, that possibility is unattested.