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Headword: *)aga/nnifon
Adler number: alpha,144
Translated headword: very snowy
Vetting Status: high
Homer [sc. uses this adjective, when mentioning] the extremely snow-covered mountain.
Greek Original:
*)aga/nnifon: *(/omhros, to\ o)/ros to\ li/an xionizo/menon.
Homer, Iliad 1.420 (web address 1 below) and again at 18.186 (web address 2).
From *aga-snighw-; cf. nu 294, nu 436.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius alpha105 Theodoridis.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 March 2000@23:08:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 9 February 2001@10:59:34.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 19 December 2003@16:25:20.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 21 December 2003@06:26:33.
Jennifer Benedict (added link, cosmetics) on 26 March 2008@01:07:31.
David Whitehead (another note and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 December 2011@05:32:38.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2013@08:08:13.


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