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Headword: *bru/ei
Adler number: beta,569
Translated headword: teems, is teeming
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] blossoms.[1]
[He/she/it] is flourishing.[2]
"He ran straight up Mount Libanos and shot with [an arrow of] fire the plain that lay below teeming with grain, and the whole crop was gone, turned to ash."[3]
Greek Original:
*bru/ei: a)nqei=. te/qhlen. o( de\ eu)qu\ *liba/nou tou= o)/rous a)ne/drame kai\ to\ u(pokei/menon pedi/on sta/xusi bru/on toceu/ei puri/, kai\ to\ lh/i+on pa=n te/fran w)/|eto gegone/nai.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; and cf. generally beta 570.
[2] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.56, where the headword occurs.
[3] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 166 Zintzen. See also kappa 783, where, however, the subject seems to be feminine.
Keywords: agriculture; biography; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; geography; imagery; mythology; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 8 October 2002@13:34:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords) on 9 October 2002@03:47:35.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 5 August 2008@05:40:08.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 June 2012@05:01:21.
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