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Headword: Ambrota
Adler number: alpha,1540
Translated headword: immortal [things]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] divine [ones], incorruptible/eternal [ones].
Greek Original:
Ambrota: theia, aphtharta.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; references at Photius alpha1170 Theodoridis. The headword is neuter nominative/accusative plural of this adjective, quoted from somewhere (probably Homer, who has 4 instances in the Iliad and another 4 in the Odyssey).
From *a-mr-to- "undying." LSJ entry at web address 1 below.
cf. alpha 92 a)bro/th, beta 555 broto/s; also and more generally alpha 1537, alpha 1538, alpha 1539.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 27 July 2000@10:17:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note and link.) on 27 July 2000@11:45:18.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 June 2003@05:25:23.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, raised status) on 23 December 2011@01:49:55.
Catharine Roth (added a cross-reference) on 23 December 2011@11:25:16.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 13 February 2012@07:25:04.
David Whitehead on 20 August 2013@09:21:37.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@03:48:11.


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