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Headword: *)/alaste
Adler number: alpha,1079
Translated headword: inconsolable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unable to forget [grief].[1]
"My inconsolable child".[2]
Greek Original:
*)/alaste: a)nepi/lhste. te/knon e)mo\n a)/laston.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] The headword (vocative case) occurs in Homer, Iliad 22.261, and the gloss is the one from the scholia thereto.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable in this precise form, but Adler cites for comparison Callimachus, Hymn 5.87 (another vocative: te/knon a)/laste).
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 November 2000@00:24:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords) on 8 November 2000@07:02:19.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 June 2002@08:20:32.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 2 February 2012@10:33:58.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2015@10:41:59.


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