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Headword: *)amfiru/th
Adler number: alpha,1759
Translated headword: sea-girt
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] encircled with a current.[1]
In [the] Epigrams: "sea-girt Cos, yet again you bring such sorrow to Hippocrates."[2]
Greek Original:
*)amfiru/th: perirreome/nh ku/klw|. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: a)mfiru/th *kw=os, kai\ pa/lin pe/nqos e)/xeis oi(=on e)f' *(ippokra/tei.
The headword, perhaps extracted from the quotation given (though see next note), is feminine nominative singular of this adjective.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. The dative singular in Homer, Odyssey 1.50 (and three other instances), may have generated this nominative; cf. the scholia there
[2] Greek Anthology 7.588.3-4.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; geography; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 August 2000@00:18:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords; cosmetics) on 3 March 2001@10:46:14.
David Whitehead (more notes and keywords) on 21 February 2012@06:43:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 March 2012@23:38:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 March 2015@23:10:30.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 30 March 2015@02:39:39.
David Whitehead on 25 June 2015@03:15:55.


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