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Headword: *de/doimi
Adler number: delta,164
Translated headword: I might build
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I might house-build. "I wish I might build a house!"
Greek Original:
*de/doimi: oi)kodomoi/hn. oi)ki/on eu)=te de/doimi.
An incorrect quotation (and headword extracted therefrom) of Callimachus, Hecale fr. 324; again under omicroniota 62. The correct reading de/moimi, first person singular optative of the rare verb de/mw 'I build', has been wrongly transmitted, both here and at ps.-Zonaras, Lexicon delta487 line 25, in a form unknown in Greek.
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 4 February 2002@05:32:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 4 February 2002@16:22:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 October 2003@07:57:21.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaking) on 18 June 2012@05:08:24.


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