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Headword: Ἀμείδητος
Adler number: alpha,1568
Translated headword: gloomy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] sullen.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the genitive plural] ἀμειδήτων , [meaning] of the sullen, of the laughter-less. In the Epigrams: "even if you are ruler of the gloomy dead beneath the earth, Persephone."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀμείδητος: σκυθρωπός. καὶ Ἀμειδήτων, σκυθρωπῶν, ἀγελάστων. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: εἰ καὶ ἀμειδήτων νεκύων ὑπὸ γαῖαν ἀνάσσεις, Περσεφόνη.
Notes:
[1] cf. alpha 1567, eta 315.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.58.1.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 August 2000@13:05:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@09:17:30.
Catharine Roth (added betacode and cross-reference) on 15 August 2006@21:39:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 16 August 2006@02:54:26.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 14 February 2012@06:39:44.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@07:53:51.

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