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Headword: *)ew/ra
Adler number: epsilon,1894
Translated headword: noose
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] elevation, or raised-up.
Greek Original:
*)ew/ra: u(/ywsis, h)\ meta/rsios.
Likewise in other lexica. From a scholion on Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 1264 (web address 1), where the manuscripts offer the word with this spelling. Better spelled ai)w/ra: see alphaiota 261.
The end of the gloss should read 'raising-up', i.e. metarsis rather than metarsios.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 January 2006@22:26:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 21 January 2006@04:54:18.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 September 2012@09:02:15.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2012@09:04:51.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 September 2012@00:09:10.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 January 2016@07:10:59.


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