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Headword: *(hdi/wn
Adler number: eta,91
Translated headword: more pleasant, rather pleasant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] something sweet.[1]
But h(di/wn [sc. spelled with omega] [is the same as] h(du/teros.[2]
In the masculine [it is spelled] with omega.
Greek Original:
*(/hdion: to\ gluku/. *(hdi/wn de\ h(du/teros. a)rsenikw=s dia\ tou= w mega/lou.
The headword is a neuter comparative form of the adjective h(du/s, used in an absolute sense. This is the nominative/accusative case; see eta 92 for the genitive.
[1] Cf. Lexicon Ambrosianum (Ambrosianus B12 sup fol.77r): h(di/on: gluku/. See also Hesychius gamma669, the origin of this entry.
[2] Two different forms of the comparative of h(du/s in the masculine nominative singular. Quoted from the Synagoge (Lexica Segueriana) eta249; see also Photius, Lexicon eta49 Theodoridis, and cf. Hesychius eta125.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 20 November 2005@04:22:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 20 November 2005@05:49:00.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 5 December 2012@08:38:28.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 December 2012@23:28:29.
Catharine Roth (corrected cross-reference) on 16 December 2012@23:29:33.
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes) on 25 July 2018@19:06:11.


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