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Headword: *ma/kairan
Adler number: mu,59
Translated headword: blessed, fortunate
Vetting Status: high
[ma/kairan means the same as] makari/an.
Greek Original:
*ma/kairan: makari/an.
Same or similar entry in other lexica: see the references at Photius mu40 Theodoridis. Feminine accusative singulars: that of the archaic/poetic adjective ma/kar (evidently quoted from somewhere: there are extant instances in Sappho, Pindar and Euripides) is glossed with the same form of the common adjective maka/rios; cf. mu 53.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 April 2009@01:04:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 8 April 2009@03:23:18.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 April 2013@03:40:59.


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