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Headword: Ouron
Adler number: omicron,953
Translated headword: fair wind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] carrying wind.[1]
"Well then, let these matters flow on a fair wind. But I bid you to be a menace to another man, but to me to always be honest".[2]
Greek Original:
Ouron: phoron anemon. alla tauta men rheitô kat' ouron: soi d' egô phrazô, kakon pros allon einai, pros d' em' apseudein aei.
cf. generally omicron 945, omicron 948, omicron 951, omicron 952.
[1] Headword (extracted from Homer, Iliad 1.479) and glossing phrase are both in the accusative case. Hesychius glosses the headword simply as "wind" (a)/nemos) at omicron1863.
[2] The quotation, which has already appeared at alpha 1084, is from Sophocles, Trachiniae 467-9 (web address 1); it is spoken by Deianeira.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; gender and sexuality; imagery; poetry; tragedy; women
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 15 August 2010@16:30:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 August 2010@03:57:05.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 2 August 2013@03:51:31.


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