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Headword: *ma=sson
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:
*ma=sson: mei=zon, makro/teron. e)pipro\ de\ ma=sson e)p' a)/krou *ai)gale/w qumo/entos, a)/gwn me/gan u(eto/n, e)/sth.
[1] The headword is a comparative from the root of makro/s; 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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