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Headword: *mayi/dion
Adler number: mu,312
Translated headword: vain, false
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someting] foolish, abundant, difficult, great, terrible, voluntary.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the adverb] mayidi/ws [sc. applied] similarly.[2]
Greek Original:
*mayi/dion: ma/taion, dayile/s, xalepo/n, polu/, deino/n, e(kou/sion. kai\ *mayidi/ws o(moi/ws.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius mu159 Theodoridis) and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Iliad 5.374, where the adverb mayidi/ws occurs. The headword itself -- neuter singular of the related adjective -- must be quoted from somewhere.
[2] Paralleled (according to Adler) in the Ambrosian Lexicon (and cf. ps.-Zonaras). Only the adverb occurs in Homer; cf. ma/y (mu 311).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2009@01:28:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 April 2009@08:36:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 May 2013@07:05:15.
David Whitehead (coding) on 4 July 2015@11:25:00.


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