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Headword: *geganwme/nos
Adler number: gamma,88
Translated headword: having been brightened
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having been lightened.[1]
Having been covered.
"The atmosphere had been brightened by a dust-cloud in a fertile spot."[2] That is, had been made white.
Greek Original:
*geganwme/nos: lelamprusme/nos. e)skepasme/nos. to\ perie/xon tw=| koniortw=| geganwme/non e)n xw/rw| botanw/dei. toute/sti leleukasme/non.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. From the scholia to Plato, Republic 411A, where the headword participle occurs. See mu 1103.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 27 June 2002@20:04:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 28 June 2002@04:44:27.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 March 2011@09:42:36.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 4 June 2012@10:07:21.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 December 2014@01:15:41.
David Whitehead on 25 December 2014@03:19:59.
David Whitehead on 27 September 2015@07:06:23.


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