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Headword: *)/ariston
Adler number: alpha,3923
Translated headword: breakfast
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A meal taken] about the 3rd hour;[1] from "to go forth into valour [aristeia]." Look under deipnon ["dinner"].[2]
Greek Original:
*)/ariston: peri\ w(/ran g#: para\ to\ ei)s a)ristei/an proe/rxesqai. zh/tei e)n tw=| dei=pnon.
See generally OCD(4) p.916, under "meals".
[1] That is, about 9 a.m.
[2] delta 358, where this dubious etymology (and others for other meal-names) comes from a Homeric scholiast.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@06:50:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keyword) on 29 July 2001@11:26:05.
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note) on 24 August 2002@11:55:48.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2005@09:11:12.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 2 August 2011@09:25:55.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@03:34:06.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@05:50:41.


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