Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for omicron,632 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)orrwdi/a
Adler number: omicron,632
Translated headword: dread, terror
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] fear.[1] [sc. Formed] out of the [noun] o)/rros ["rump"],[2] which is a part of the buttock[s], the so-called bull.[3]
"At the same time there was terror, lest they be caught fleeing backwards."[4]
Greek Original:
*)orrwdi/a: fo/bos. e)k tou= o)/rrou, o(/ e)sti me/ros th=s pugh=s, o( kalou/menos tau=ros. a(/ma me\n o)rrwdi/a h)=n, mh\ a)/ra fqa/saien o)pi/sw a)nafugo/ntes.
See also omicron 631.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius omicron524 Theodoridis.
[2] The manuscripts read o(/rou 'boundary' or o)/rous 'mountain'; the editio princeps of Demetrius Chalcocondyles (1499) corrected to o)/rrou.
[3] cf. tau 167.
[4] Quotation (transmitted, according to Adler, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; imagery; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 May 2010@01:20:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks; more keywords) on 10 May 2010@03:00:48.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 11 May 2010@21:55:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 July 2013@03:36:30.
Catharine Roth (my typo, coding) on 19 May 2015@01:18:09.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search