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Headword: Μᾶσσον
Adler number: mu,251
Translated headword: longer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] larger, longer.[1] "Farther along, right up to the summit of smoky Aigaleus, he stopped, bringing a great rainstorm."[2]
Greek Original:
Μᾶσσον: μεῖζον, μακρότερον. ἐπιπρὸ δὲ μᾶσσον ἐπ' ἄκρου Αἰγαλέω θυμόεντος, ἄγων μέγαν ὑετόν, ἔστη.
[1] The headword is a comparative from the root of μακρός ; cf. mu 253, mu 254. Similarly glossed in Hesychius mu342 and the Etymologicum Magnum, as well as a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 8.203.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr.238.22-23 Pfeiffer; quoted again at upsilon 75. See also alphaiota 17.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 April 2009@01:05:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaked n.2) on 27 April 2009@05:19:04.
David Whitehead on 8 May 2013@07:20:58.


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