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Headword: *)elau/nwsin
Adler number: epsilon,753
Translated headword: they drive
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative. "They drive a furrow". [Meaning] they strike [it]. Homer applies the [verb] e)la/sai ["to drive"] to the blow of a hand.[1]
Greek Original:
*)elau/nwsin: ai)tiatikh=|. o)/gmon e)lau/nwsi. tu/ptwsi. ti/qhsin e)pi\ th=s e)k xeiro\s plhgh=s to\ e)la/sai *(/omhros.
Similar entry already in Hesychius and in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon.
[1] Homer, Iliad 11.68 (where the phrase occurs in a simile: web address 1), with scholion. For o)/gmos, see also eta 128, omicron 26, omega 10.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 November 2006@11:55:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 November 2006@04:37:50.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 12 August 2012@05:43:06.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, coding) on 4 April 2015@23:50:20.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 January 2017@20:22:07.


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