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Headword: *pedarsi/ou
Adler number: pi,900
Translated headword: air-borne
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in mid-air, flying from the ground. Aristophanes in Birds [writes]: "thus near already the winged sound of an air-borne deity's whirling is heard."[1]
Greek Original:
*pedarsi/ou: metew/rou, petome/nou e)k tou= pe/dou. *)aristofa/nhs *)/ornisin: w(s e)ggu\s h)/dh dai/monos pedarsi/ou di/nhs pterwto\s fqo/ggos e)cakou/etai.
The headword, genitive singular of this adjective (poetic Aeolic/Doric for meta/rsios, mu 730), is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Birds 1197-98 (referring to Iris), with scholion to 1197. See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: David Porter on 21 November 2011@07:16:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added primary note and more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 November 2011@03:52:35.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 22 November 2011@11:01:40.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference, updated link) on 22 November 2011@14:15:06.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@09:58:14.


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