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Headword: *lumew/n
Adler number: lambda,839
Translated headword: destroyer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] corrupter.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "and lest any contest-judges should give my arms to the Achaeans, or he who is my destroyer."[2] Ajax says [this].
Greek Original:
*lumew/n: o( fqoreu/s. *sofoklh=s: kai\ ta)ma\ teu/xh mh/t' a)gwna/rxai tines qh/sous' *)axaioi=s, mh/q' o( lumew\n e)mo/s. *ai)/as fhsi/.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given (though see next note).
[1] cf. (more fully) Hesychius lambda1409, where Latte claims this nominative singular as generated by the accusative plural in Euripides, Hippolytus 1068.
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 572-3; see already at alpha 328.
Keywords: definition; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 8 April 2009@02:28:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 April 2009@04:32:15.
David Whitehead (another note) on 24 April 2013@05:24:22.


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