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Headword: *pio/tatos a)/nemos
Adler number: pi,1632
Translated headword: most enriching wind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one which is] nutritive, growth-promoting.[1] In the Epigrams: "[Eudemos] dedicated this [temple] to Zephyr, the most enriching of all winds."[2]
Greek Original:
*pio/tatos a)/nemos: qreptiko\s, au)chtiko/s. e)n *)epigra/mmasi to/nd' a)ne/qhke tw=| pa/ntwn a)ne/mwn piota/tw| *zefu/rw|.
[1] The superlative adjective in the headword phrase is related to pi/wn (pi 1630).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.53.1-2 (Bacchylides). For Zephyr cf. zeta 41.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 March 2012@22:45:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaking) on 20 March 2012@04:40:18.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2013@05:11:46.


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