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Headword: *mw=los
Adler number: mu,1324
Translated headword: moil [of war], struggle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] long-lasting battle;[1] from the [phrase] mh\ lu/esqai ["not to be resolved"];[2] or from the [verb] molei=n ["to go"].[3] For in it one must hurry.
It means also a name of a city.[4]
Greek Original:
*mw=los: h( poluxro/nios ma/xh: para\ to\ mh\ lu/esqai: h)\ para\ to\ molei=n. dei= ga\r e)n au)tw=| speu/dein. shmai/nei de\ kai\ o)/noma po/lews.
Similar glosses in other lexica; see also mu 1323.
[1] cf. Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon 114.19 (the source for Hesychius mu2035).
[2] Ms F reads molu/esqai; G has molu/nesqai for which cf. mu 1323.
[3] For the verb molei=n, see mu 1192, mu 1202.
[4] Adler reports the same claim in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1075); and note also ps.-Zonaras, *Mw=los and *Mw=la as 'names of cities'. But neither is otherwise attested, even in the usually comprehensive Stephanus of Byzantium.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 August 2009@01:15:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 August 2009@03:21:52.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 28 May 2013@04:36:10.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 31 March 2015@00:14:57.
David Whitehead (tweaked a note) on 18 May 2016@10:56:17.


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