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Headword: *diipete/os
Adler number: delta,1044
Translated headword: fallen from Zeus
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] filled [sc. with rain] by Zeus.[1]
Greek Original:
*diipete/os: tou= u(po\ *dio\s plhroume/nou.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. The headword (a single word in the Greek) is the genitive singular of the epic adjective diipeth/s; from the scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.263, where it occurs.
[1] For example, of a stream swollen with rain fallen from the "heavens".
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: James Vradelis on 14 May 2005@23:12:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 15 May 2005@04:54:15.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 10 July 2012@06:56:11.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@06:08:13.


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