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Headword: *du/spari
Adler number: delta,1681
Translated headword: evil Paris
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] named for evil, as if [one said] "you lived like Paris, ill-named."
Greek Original:
*du/spari: e)pi\ kakw=| w)nomasme/ne, oi(=on zh/sas w(s *pa/ris, dusw/nume.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. From a scholion on Homer, Iliad 3.39 (web address 1), where this vocative -- a single word in the Greek -- is used by Hector when reproaching Paris.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 January 2004@01:24:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 21 January 2004@03:24:13.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 5 August 2011@19:07:39.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 July 2012@08:32:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 17 November 2015@04:03:51.


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