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Headword: *dizhme/nh
Adler number: delta,988
Translated headword: seeking after
Vetting Status: high
[dizhme/nh] and [sc. also attested in the masculine] dizh/menos, [meaning] looking for.
Greek Original:
*dizhme/nh kai\ *dizh/menos, zhtw=n.
The primary headword, a participle in the feminine nominative singular, occurs in Homer, Iliad 4.88, where the disguised Athene is 'seeking after' Pandaros; for the gloss cf. the scholia there. Its masculine counterpart, added here, occurs four times in the Iliad and six times in the Odyssey.
*di/zhmai may be a reduplicated form from the root of zhte/w (LSJ s.v.).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; religion
Translated by: Robert de Brose on 26 July 2004@22:16:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note and keywords) on 27 July 2004@03:48:43.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 9 July 2012@07:42:32.
David Whitehead (coding) on 8 November 2015@06:50:08.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 15 August 2016@22:22:30.
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David Whitehead on 16 August 2016@03:41:26.


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