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Headword: *dafoino/n
Adler number: delta,101
Translated headword: blood-red
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is totally crimson.[1]
"Damis established this marker of his perished steadfast horse, since blood-red Ares struck his chest."[2]
Greek Original:
*dafoino/n: to\ pa/nu foini/sson. sa=ma to/de fqime/nou menedi/ou ei)/sato *da/mis i(/ppou, e)pei\ ste/rnon tou=de dafoino\s *)/arhs tu/ye.
[1] The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective. It must be quoted from somewhere (other than the epigram given, which has the masculine nominative singular); probably Homer, Iliad 10.23.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.208.1-3 (Anyte), here carelessly quoted; mu 597 does better in some respects, worse in others.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; military affairs; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 July 2002@20:47:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@06:09:33.
David Whitehead (tweaks; more keywords) on 15 May 2009@06:21:02.
David Whitehead on 5 December 2011@04:31:31.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2015@03:44:55.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 9 August 2020@23:59:19.


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