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Headword: *)aposfh/lwsis
Adler number: alpha,3573
Translated headword: unsuccessfulness
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] failure.
Greek Original:
*)aposfh/lwsis: h( a)potuxi/a.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon; similar one in ps.-Zonaras; the headword noun is otherwise unattested. (Could it be generated by a misunderstanding of the verb a)posfh/lwsin at Homer, Odyssey 3.320?)
cf. generally alpha 3570, alpha 3591.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 June 2001@01:24:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 22 August 2002@06:11:09.
Robert Dyer (Added x-ref) on 9 January 2003@03:04:50.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 6 April 2012@03:31:55.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2015@09:59:07.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2015@09:59:53.


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