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Headword: *(ali/wse
Adler number: alpha,1238
Translated headword: disappointed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] did [something] in vain.
Greek Original:
*(ali/wse: ma/taion e)poi/hsen.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 16.737, where the headword is used of a spear-throw.
cf. generally under alpha 1237.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2000@10:42:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 29 January 2001@08:54:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 6 February 2012@07:35:30.
David Whitehead on 2 June 2015@03:40:18.


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