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Headword: *oi)wnisa/menos
Adler number: omicroniota,160
Translated headword: divining
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] prophesying, foreseeing.[1] "By some supernatural means divining the future."[2]
Greek Original:
*oi)wnisa/menos: manteusa/menos, o)tteusa/menos. daimoni/ws pws oi)wnisa/menos to\ me/llon.
[1] For the headword (an aorist participle, presumably extracted from the quotation which follows) cf. generally omicroniota 161, omicroniota 162, omicroniota 163, omicroniota 165. For the second gloss cf. omicron 726, omicron 731, omicron 732.
[2] Tentatively attributed by Adler to either Damascius or Aelian; now Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.14 Zintzen, 10A Athanassiadi.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 March 2004@01:16:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note 1; cosmetics) on 8 March 2004@03:14:52.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 8 March 2004@11:05:16.
David Whitehead (modified what I said in n.1) on 9 March 2004@08:12:57.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 August 2011@08:37:09.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 8 August 2013@03:50:21.


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