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Headword: *)eleeinw=s
Adler number: epsilon,782
Translated headword: pitiably
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] miserably, wretchedly.
Greek Original:
*)eleeinw=s: oi)ktrw=s, a)qli/ws.
The headword is an adverbial form of the adjective e)leeino/s (epsilon 781). Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.314 (where e)leeina/ occurs). The adverb itself is not extant before Polybius (14.5.10).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 March 2006@00:54:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 14 March 2006@03:10:02.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 13 August 2012@03:40:44.
David Whitehead on 16 December 2015@08:02:06.


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