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Headword: *sei/r
Adler number: sigma,276
Translated headword: seir
Vetting Status: high
[Genitive] seiro/s: the sun.
Greek Original:
*sei/r, seiro/s: o( h(/lios.
Out of alphabetical order here; again at sigma 284 (end).
Unattested outside the Suda; perhaps a grammarian's attempt to provide an etymology for *sei/rios, cf. sigma 285. Chantraine says, "Forme artificielle fabriquée par les grammairiens".
P. Chantraine, Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque, ed. 2. Paris 2009
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 October 2004@01:14:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 4 October 2004@03:53:13.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2011@07:30:10.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 9 February 2022@00:48:43.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 9 February 2022@00:56:25.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 10 February 2022@22:32:56.


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