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Headword: *)efh/meros
Adler number: epsilon,3904
Translated headword: ephemeral, for a day
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] temporary.[1]
[Also attested is the phrase] 'e)fh/meron poison', [meaning] that which kills in one day.[2]
Also said is a)mfh/meros, and a)mfhmerino/s fever.[3]
Greek Original:
*)efh/meros: pro/skairos. *)efh/meron dhlhth/rion, to\ e)n mia=| h(me/ra| a)nairou=n. le/getai de\ kai\ a)mfh/meros, kai\ a)mfhmerino\s pureto/s.
See also epsilon 3902, epsilon 3903.
[1] Same or similar glossing in Photius and other lexica; cf. also Pollux 1.65.
[2] cf. scholion on Nicander, Alexipharmaca 249 (Medea).
[3] From alpha 1695. The adjectives a)mfh/meros and a)mfhmerino/s are synonymous with e)fh/meros. *)amfhmerino/s is a technical medical term referring to fevers which recur daily, generally translated 'quotidian.' See e.g. Hippocrates Epidemics 1.6.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; mythology; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 16 January 2008@13:08:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented notes, set status) on 17 January 2008@01:05:15.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 March 2016@09:48:06.
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