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Headword: *blwqrh/
Adler number: beta,348
Translated headword: tall-grown
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] green, supple, fast-growing.[1]
"No longer, Therimachus, do you compose pastoral song on the pipes near this tall-grown plane tree."[2]
Greek Original:
*blwqrh/: xlwra\, a(palh\, eu)ach/s. ou)ke/ti suri/ggwn no/mion me/los a)gxo/qi tau/tas a(rmo/sh| blwqra=s, *qhri/maxe, plata/nou.
The headword is feminine nominative singular of this adjective. It is quoted from Homer, Iliad 16.483, where it describes a pine; see the scholia there.
[1] The third of these glosses should be eu)auch/s, not the transmitted eu)ach/s.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.174.1-2.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 June 2002@23:20:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 13 June 2002@03:20:12.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 May 2012@06:12:12.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 26 June 2012@00:09:18.
David Whitehead (another note) on 23 August 2013@06:32:56.
David Whitehead on 21 September 2015@03:15:38.


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