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Headword: *(/omilos
Adler number: omicron,257
Translated headword: crowd
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] gathering, mob, multitude.[1]
Homer [writes]: "a crowd [of people] taking pleasure [...]." The [singular noun] o(/milos has happened according to sense.[2]
Greek Original:
*(/omilos: a)/qroisma, o)/xlos, plh=qos. *(/omhros: o(/milos terpo/menoi. pro\s to\ nohto\n a)ph/nthke to\ o(/milos.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius omicron283 Theodoridis), and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 7.186, where the accusative occurs (web address 1). For the related verb o(mile/w, see omicron 256.
[2] Homer, Iliad 18.603-4 (web address 2), with scholion: the singular noun is construed according to sense with a plural participle.
Associated internet addresses:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 December 2009@19:27:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 18 December 2009@03:14:06.
David Whitehead on 25 June 2013@07:02:30.


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