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Headword: *)ende/cia
Adler number: epsilon,1161
Translated headword: propitious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning things which are] positive, good.
Greek Original:
*)ende/cia: ai)/sia, kala/.
= Synagoge epsilon391, Photius epsilon843 Theodoridis; cf. Etymologicum Magnum s.v. e)ndecia=| (338.45). The headword is neuter plural nominative/accusative of the adjective e)nde/cios, -on, literally "on the right", which for divination and other purposes is considered the lucky side. Probably from commentary to Homer, who uses the word several times, e.g. Iliad 9.236: e)nde/cia sh/mata.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 1 September 2005@21:15:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 September 2005@04:24:30.
Antonella Ippolito (corrected typing) on 2 September 2005@20:54:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 August 2012@04:03:25.
William Hutton (augmented and tweaked notes, added keywords) on 25 September 2013@02:03:45.


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