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Headword: Akamanta
Adler number: alpha,790
Translated headword: untiring
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who/which is] inexhaustible.
"Untiring destroyer of grape shoots, a boar".[1]
Greek Original:
Akamanta: akataponêton. botruôn akamanta phutôn lôbêtora kapron.
The headword adjective (related to kappa 286) is in the accusative case. It might be extracted from the quotation given, though there are numerous other possibilities, beginning with Homer.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.168.1 (Paul the Silentiary); again at lambda 723.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 January 2000@23:36:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 January 2001@09:33:01.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 23 May 2002@07:41:31.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword) on 20 June 2009@23:18:08.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 22 January 2012@10:00:05.
David Whitehead on 3 May 2015@10:35:41.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 17 June 2020@18:39:01.


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