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Headword: *)anqe/wn
Adler number: alpha,2494
Translated headword: of flowers, of blossoms, of blooms
Vetting Status: high
The Attic [Greeks] [form] the genitive in the same way as the Ionians. Hermippus in Daughters of Athena [writes]: "a waxy new robe of ripe blossoms". And later on: "brushing delicate robes full of flowers".[1] And Aristagoras in Blockhead: "thus Xenophon distinguishes missiles from mountains, and other different things".[2]
Greek Original:
*)anqe/wn: th\n genikh\n o(moi/ws toi=s *)/iwsin oi( *)attikoi/. *(/ermippos *)aqhna=s *gonai=s: khrospa/qhton a)nqe/wn u(/fasma kaino\n w(rw=n. kai\ e)n toi=s e)ch=s: leptou\s diayai/rousa pe/plous a)nqe/wn ge/montas. kai\ *)aristago/ras *mammaku/qw|. ou(/tws de\ kai\ bele/wn kai\ o)re/wn kai\ e(/tera plei/ona *cenofw=n diairei=.
Same entry in Photius.
[1] Hermippus frs. 5-6 Kock, now combined as 5 Kassel-Austin.
[2] Aristagoras fr. 3 Kock, now 1 K.-A. (This final quotation is evidently included for the genitive plurals of other nouns.)
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 July 2000@12:11:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 16 January 2001@11:28:45.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 17 January 2001@02:57:04.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 15 March 2012@05:13:07.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@05:52:26.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2014@09:24:48.
David Whitehead on 18 July 2015@09:28:39.


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