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Headword: *(/hlios
Adler number: eta,237
Translated headword: sun
Vetting Status: high
[So called] from the genitive a(lo/s ["of salt"].
Greek Original:
*(/hlios: a)po\ th=s a(lo\s genikh=s.
cf. alpha 1237 (and Etymologicum Magnum 426.50). The adjective a(/lios "marine" is derived from a(/ls "salt," but the name of the sun is not.
See also eta 118, eta 235, eta 236, eta 239.
Keyword: dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 July 2006@16:42:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 27 July 2006@03:10:08.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 13 December 2012@06:07:28.
David Whitehead (coding) on 22 April 2016@10:21:13.


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