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Headword: *(/alios
Adler number: alpha,1237
Translated headword: marine
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] maritime;[1] or frivolous;[2] or the sun [h(/lios] by a Doric [vowel-]change.[3]
Greek Original:
*(/alios: o( qala/ssios: h)\ o( ma/taios: h)\ o( h(/lios kata\ troph\n *dwrikh/n.
Same or similar material in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and in several Homeric scholia (e.g. to Iliad 4.26).
[1] From a(/ls: LSJ s.v. a(/lios (A): entry at web address 1.
[2] LSJ s.v. a(/lios (B): entry at web address 1; cf. already alpha 4.
[3] Doric for h(/lios: LSJ entry at web address 2. Actually Doric dialects preserve the original vowel; it is Attic-Ionic dialects that have a change.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2000@10:41:11.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added notes and links) on 28 December 2001@12:16:59.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 30 December 2001@06:58:42.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, raised status) on 26 July 2006@21:46:53.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 27 July 2006@02:56:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 February 2012@07:32:09.
David Whitehead on 2 June 2015@03:37:44.


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