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Headword: *ai)no/qen ai)nw=s
Adler number: alphaiota,228
Translated headword: horror from horror
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something happening] very terribly; from [something] terrible; for ai)no/qen [is] genitive case.
Greek Original:
*ai)no/qen ai)nw=s: li/an deinw=s: e)k deinou=: to\ ga\r ai)no/qen genikh/.
The headword phrase is quoted from Homer, Iliad 7.97 (web address 1); cf. the scholia there, and Hesychius s.v.
The suffix -qen has an ablative sense (place from which), a function which is served by the genitive in Greek. See Smyth ยง342 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 January 2003@20:04:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 January 2003@03:11:35.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 15 May 2012@06:04:58.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 16 May 2012@00:49:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 November 2015@04:22:45.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 14 August 2019@23:51:30.


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