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Headword: *)araih\n xei=ra
Adler number: alpha,3814
Translated headword: skinny hand, dainty hand
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the feeble one; and [sc. this adjective] is [also] aspirated.
Greek Original:
*)araih\n xei=ra: th\n a)sqenh=: kai\ dasu/netai.
From two scholia on Homer, Iliad 5.425, where the accusative-case headword phrase occurs (in Athena's disparagement of Aphrodite) but with the two elements reversed. (The metre there also shows that araios originally had an initial digamma.)
cf. alpha 3836.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 July 2001@13:00:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 July 2001@06:21:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 April 2012@04:15:06.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@03:19:06.


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