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Headword: *)/anaudos
Adler number: alpha,2113
Translated headword: speechless
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] voiceless.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)naudh/ton ["unspeakable"], [meaning something] not to be told, forbidden, ineffable. "And I would not say anything [is] unspeakable."[2]
"He was silent and dripping with tears at the shame of what had happened to him, ashamed to tell of the incident".[3]
Greek Original:
*)/anaudos: a)/fwnos. kai\ *)anau/dhton, a)/lekton, a)po/rrhton, a)ne/lpiston. kou)de\n a)nau/dhton fati/caim' a)/n. o(\s e)p' ai)sxu/nhs tou= pa/qous perirreo/menos da/krusin a)/naudos h)=n, e)ceipei=n ai)dou/menos to\ pa/qos.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 5.456, where the headword occurs (web address 1)
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 715 (web address 2).
[3] Iamblichus, Babyloniaca fr.62 Habrich.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; philosophy; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 October 2000@15:50:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 October 2000@03:26:23.
David Whitehead (restorative and other cosmetics) on 2 August 2002@03:50:29.
David Whitehead (modified n.2; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 February 2011@10:49:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 February 2012@10:10:09.
Catharine Roth (upgraded a link, added another, coding) on 9 July 2015@00:32:09.
David Whitehead on 9 July 2015@10:22:16.


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