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Headword: Oreiôn
Adler number: omicron,550
Translated headword: of mountainy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of those living in the mountains. Philoktetes says: "o harbors, o promontories, o communions of [= with] mountainy beasts, o jagged rocks."
Greek Original:
Oreiôn: tôn en oresi diaitômenôn. Philoktêtês phêsin: ô limenes, ô problêtes, ô xunousiai thêrôn oreiôn, ô katarrôges petrai.
The headword is an adjective (for which see already omicron 549), here in the genitive plural, extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Philoktetes 936; cf. pi 2344.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; poetry; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 April 2010@08:01:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetic) on 7 April 2010@08:10:46.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 8 July 2013@03:23:30.


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