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Headword: *guri/hs
Adler number: gamma,509
Translated headword: gyries
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] revolving/round.[1]
"But since they went near a round(?) pond [...]."[2]
And Homer [writes]: "round in the shoulders, dark-complexioned, curly-haired."[3] Concerning Odysseus.
Greek Original:
*guri/hs: periferou=s. e)pei\ de\ li/mnhs e)ggu\s h)=lqon guri/hs. kai\ *(/omhros: guro\s e)n w)/moisi, melano/xroos, ou)loka/rhnos. peri\ *)odusse/ws.
The headword, genitive singular, is non-existent: see n. 2 below.
[1] Same glossing in ps.-Zonaras.
[2] Babrius 25.5, but mistakenly read here: it should be e)pei\ de\ li/mnhs e)ggu\s h)=san eu)rei/hs, "But since they were near a wide pond [...]."
[3] Homer, Odyssey 19.246. See also gamma 510, omicron 909.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; medicine; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2000@23:07:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented translation; added note and keyword; restorative cosmetics) on 31 August 2002@09:06:15.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 June 2012@06:00:52.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 26 January 2014@08:57:32.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2015@04:18:24.


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