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Headword: Duserin
Adler number: delta,1620
Translated headword: quarrelsome
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] contentious.[1] From the [prefix] dus, i.e. bad, and e)/ris ["quarrel"].[2]
Greek Original:
Duserin: philoneikon. para to dus1, ho esti kakon, kai tên erin.
[1] Accusative singular(s); same or similar glossing in other lexica (see further, next note); evidently quoted from somewhere. In the literature du/seris and filo/neikos frequently occur together: e.g. Pindar, Olympians 6.19; Isocrates 1.31; Plutarch, Philopoemen 17.7.
[2] As in Hesychius delta2563. See also Etymologicum Magnum: *du/serin: filo/neikon. para\ to\ *d*u*s mo/rion, kai\ th\n e)/rin; "quarrelsome: contentious; from the dus particle and e)/rin."
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 4 March 2005@18:19:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 5 March 2005@13:11:30.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented notes) on 6 March 2005@05:13:42.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 July 2012@09:41:57.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2015@11:15:55.
David Whitehead on 16 November 2015@08:33:03.


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