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Headword: *ai)/qopa
Adler number: alphaiota,132
Translated headword: fiery-looking
Vetting Status: high
Meaning heated,[1] inflamed. In the Epigrams: "having begun fiery-looking malignity even to the extent of his very glance."[2]
Greek Original:
*ai)/qopa: a)nti\ tou= dia/puron, flegmai/nousan. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: me/xri kai\ au)tou= ble/mmatos e)nsth/sas ai)/qopa baskani/hn.
The headword, accusative singular of this adjective (alphaiota 138), is probably extracted from the quotation given (though there are alternatives in Homer, Hesiod and elsewhere).
[1] cf. alphaiota 133.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.218.9-10.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; poetry
Translated by: James Cousins on 30 November 2002@22:44:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and keyword; added notes; cosmetics) on 1 December 2002@06:50:23.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 14 May 2012@06:24:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2012@23:37:46.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 November 2015@03:03:10.


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