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Headword: *ke/rdion
Adler number: kappa,1386
Translated headword: more profitable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] better, more beneficial.
Greek Original:
*ke/rdion: krei=tton, w)felimw/teron.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa597 Theodoridis.
This is the neuter singular, which is the only form of the comparative adjective kerdi/wn attested in Homer (LSJ s.v.). The 31 instances include Iliad 14.23, and the scholia vetera there have the present glosses.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 2 November 2008@00:15:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword, status) on 2 November 2008@01:59:33.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 2 November 2008@04:45:58.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 February 2013@08:32:15.


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