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Headword: *)ero/menos
Adler number: epsilon,3055
Translated headword: asking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] inquiring.[1]
[Spelled] with an omicron. But e)rw/menos [spelled] with an omega [means] one who is treated with affection by lovers. Also [sc. attested is] e)rome/nh, [meaning] she who inquires, but e)rwme/nh [means] she who desires.
Greek Original:
*)ero/menos: e)rwtw=n. dia\ tou= o mikrou=. *)erw/menos de\ dia\ tou= w mega/lou, o( u(po\ e)rastw=n a)gapw/menos. kai\ *)erome/nh, h( e)rwtw=sa, *)erwme/nh de\ h( e)piqumou=sa.
This entry distinguishes the present participle of e)/romai "ask" from the present middle-passive participle of e)ra/w "love." By Byzantine times short and long o were pronounced alike.
[1] Likewise or similarly in Photius and other lexica.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 July 2005@15:36:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 July 2005@02:57:19.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaking) on 28 October 2012@09:34:01.


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