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Headword: Phaidra
Adler number: phi,155
Translated headword: Phaidra, Phaedra
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1] But [differently-accented] faidra/ stands for brilliantly [faidrw=s].[2]
Greek Original:
Phaidra: onoma kurion. Phaidra de anti tou phaidrôs.
[1] cf. psi 99: wife of Theseus and jealous stepmother of Hippolytus. (NB: the accentuation of her name is *fai=dra here but *fai/dra in Euripides and elsewhere.)
[2] i.e. the neuter plural of this adjective (phi 157) used adverbially.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 May 2004@03:49:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 January 2005@19:56:26.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 30 January 2005@04:15:07.


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