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Headword: *labrago/rhn
Adler number: lambda,7
Translated headword: braggart, brashly-speaking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning him] orating excessively.
Greek Original:
*labrago/rhn: sfodrw=s dhmhgorou=nta.
The headword, in the accusative case, comes from Homer, Iliad 23.479: Oilean Ajax scolds Idomeneus for bragging. This gloss on it is paralleled in other lexica (see the references at Photius lambda8 Theodoridis) though not, precisely, in the scholia thereto.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 8 January 2004@20:40:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; cosmetics) on 9 January 2004@03:33:34.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 9 January 2004@18:39:24.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 17 June 2011@05:56:39.
Catharine Roth (added italics) on 17 June 2011@14:18:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 27 March 2013@04:30:37.


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