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Headword: *peridw/meqa
Adler number: pi,1103
Translated headword: let us wager
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] let us place a bet.[1]
Homer [writes]: "here now let us wager either a tripod [or a basin]."[1]
Greek Original:
*peridw/meqa: sunqw/meqa. *(/omhros: deu=ro/ nun h)\ tri/poda peridw/meqa.
[1] Likewise or similarly glossed in other lexica; references at Photius pi666 Theodoridis. The headword is quoted from Homer: see next note.
[2] An approximation of Homer, Iliad 23.485, which has tri/podos peridw/meqon (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Amanda Aponte on 15 September 2009@11:26:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 September 2009@03:15:16.
David Whitehead on 14 September 2011@06:22:48.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2013@08:07:35.


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