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Headword: *kudoi/meon
Adler number: kappa,2621
Translated headword: they were causing a ruckus
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were causing a disturbance.[1] Also [sc. attested is] kudoimh/swn ["he being about to cause a ruckus"] [used] likewise.[2]
Greek Original:
*kudoi/meon: e)qoru/boun. kai\ *kudoimh/swn o(moi/ws.
The headword occurs in Homer, Iliad 11.324 (web address 1) as a third-person plural imperfect active indicative verb (with dual forms in the subject). The same form could also be first-person singular ("I was causing a ruckus"), but is not attested as such.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 11.324; Etymologicum Magnum 543.35; Adler also cites the Ambrosian Lexicon (1930).
[2] Attested outside lexicography only at Homer, Iliad 15.136 (web address 2); cf. scholia ad loc.
cf. generally kappa 2620, kappa 2622.
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 25 April 2008@10:42:58.
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