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Headword: *lilai/omai
Adler number: lambda,539
Translated headword: I desire earnestly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I am eager [for].
Greek Original:
*lilai/omai: proqumou=mai.
Though the form of the entry (paralleled in other lexica) is paradigmatic, this first-person singular does occur in Homer (Iliad 13.253, Odyssey 15.308); the present gloss, however, reflects the scholia to Iliad 3.133, where the plural participle lilaio/menoi occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 9 April 2009@14:32:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied notes; more keywords) on 10 April 2009@05:13:05.
David Whitehead on 19 April 2013@05:02:23.


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