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Headword: *)ambro/siai
Adler number: alpha,1538
Translated headword: ambrosial [locks]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning those] which no mortal can have. Homer [says]: "ambrosial locks rolled forward from the immortal head of the lord."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ambro/siai: a(\s ou)dei\s brotw=n du/natai e)/xein. *(/omhros: a)mbro/siai d' a)/ra xai=tai e)perrw/santo a)/naktos krato\s a)p' a)qana/toio.
The headword is feminine nominative plural of this adjective, extracted from the quotation given.
See also alpha 1537 and alpha 1539, and cf. alpha 1540.
[1] Homer, Iliad 1.529-530 (web address 1), of Zeus nodding; cf. epsilon 2073.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 July 2000@11:36:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added cross-reference and keywords.) on 24 August 2000@01:11:10.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 September 2001@23:57:16.
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note) on 23 July 2003@09:43:29.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 March 2007@03:12:42.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 13 February 2012@06:58:43.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@03:46:33.


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