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Headword: *)/allos
Adler number: alpha,1334
Translated headword: another
Vetting Status: high
Meaning different. Homer: "who hides one thing in his mind, and says another."[1] It is used also instead of "someone". "Whenever some other...."[2]
Also [sc. attested is] a)/llws te, ["one way or another"] meaning especially.
And elsewhere: "you will bear lambs, one white, another dark, for Ge and Helios: for Zeus we will bring another."[3]
In [sc. correct] Greek, in the case of two things, one is distinguished from the other with e(/teron; for the third, one says a)/llo.
Greek Original:
*)/allos: a)nti\ tou= e(/teros. *(/omhros: o(/s x' e(/teron me\n keu/qei e)ni\ fresi\n, a)/llo de\ ei)/ph|. ta/ssetai de\ kai\ a)nti\ tou= ti/s. o(ppo/te ken kai\ a)/llos. kai\ *)/allws te a)nti\ tou= ma/lista. kai\ au)=qis: oi)/sete d' a)/rn', e(/teron leuko\n, e(te/rhn de\ me/lainan *gh=| te kai\ *)heli/w|: *dii\+ d' h(mei=s oi)/somen a)/llon. *(ellhnikw=s e)pi\ me\n toi=n duoi=n to\ e(/teron tw=| e(te/rw| a)ntidie/stalken, e)pi\ de\ tou= tri/tou, a)/llon ei)/rhken.
Similar material, variously, in other lexica; references at Photius alpha1009 Theodoridis.
[1] Homer, Iliad 9.313; cf. epsilon 3292.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 11.127.
[3] Homer, Iliad 3.103-104, with scholion.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 May 2000@12:04:51.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Changed wording, added citation.) on 30 May 2000@15:58:47.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 September 2001@23:42:47.
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