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Headword: *ai)/linos
Adler number: alphaiota,182
Translated headword: ailinos-like
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] mournful, dirge-like. "The ailinos-like sound did not soften your audacity."[1]
Greek Original:
*ai)/linos: o)durtikh/, qrhnhtikh/. ou)k e)ma/lace teo\n qra/sos ai)/linos au)dh/.
The headword, (masculine and) feminine nominative singular of this adjective, is extracted from the epigram quoted
See also alphaiota 180, alphaiota 181.
[1] Greek Anthology 5.247.3.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 November 2002@09:05:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 21 November 2002@09:26:30.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 14 May 2012@09:29:49.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 November 2015@03:00:04.


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