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Headword: *)/akron e)pili/gdhn
Adler number: alpha,1009
Translated headword: grazing the surface
Vetting Status: high
["Grazing" is] an adverb [indicative] of moderation. Meaning e)piyau/dhn, as if to touch only lightly.[1] And [note] that [this occurs in] the Iliad once and in the Odyssey once.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/akron e)pili/gdhn: meso/thtos e)pi/rrhma. a)nti\ tou= e)piyau/dhn, o(/son e)piyau=sai mo/non. kai\ o(/ti e)n *)ilia/di a(/pac kai\ e)n *)odussei/a| a(/pac.
cf. epsilon 2446.
[1] Repeated at epsilon 2783.
[2] Homer, Iliad 17.599; cf. Odyssey 22.278, the uncompound li/gdhn. The scholia there provide the material here.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 March 2000@07:35:50.
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Catharine Roth (Altered wording; added note and keyword.) on 9 June 2000@22:35:22.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 15 June 2001@08:42:27.
David Whitehead (restorative cosmetics) on 5 June 2002@07:59:18.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 31 January 2012@09:54:46.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 25 April 2012@01:18:26.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 21 January 2014@04:50:35.


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