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Headword: Paianas
Adler number: pi,837
Translated headword: paeans
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] hymns.[1]
"He sung the paeans with a tongue that was neither agile nor strong, as if, that is, he were already under the influence of wine and no longer articulate."[2]
Greek Original:
Paianas: humnous. ho de êide tous paianas, ouk eutrapelôi têi glôttêi, oude errômenêi, hôsper oun katoinos êdê kai ouk artistomos eti.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is accusative plural. See also pi 838 (and cf. pi 836).
[1] cf. pi 885.
[2] Aelian fr. 312 Domingo-Forasté (315 Hercher); cf. alpha 4047.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; meter and music; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 3 September 2011@03:37:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 September 2011@13:08:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 4 September 2011@05:15:08.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 2 July 2013@01:53:23.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@06:33:31.


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