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Headword: *)emnw/onto
Adler number: epsilon,990
Translated headword: they were remembering, they were wooing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were being mindful, or they were courting.
Greek Original:
*)emnw/onto: mnh/mhn e)poi/oun, h)\ e)mnhsteu/onto.
Imperfect of mna/omai, third person plural. Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.686 (where it occurs), and to Odyssey 11.287 (where mnw/onto occurs).
See generally LSJ s.v. I and II. In sense I, the verb is related to mimnh/skw, mnh/mh, etc.; in sense II, it comes from a root *gwn- as in gunh/ and English "queen."
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 February 2007@18:58:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 25 February 2007@03:45:37.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@06:36:45.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 26 January 2017@01:43:25.


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