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Headword: *me/ghron
Adler number: mu,398
Translated headword: most lovable (?)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] something beloved.
Greek Original:
*me/ghron: to\ e)pe/raston.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras. The headword adjective, here in the neuter singular, is not otherwise attested, and is possibly a mistake for megh/raton or megh/riton. The phrase megh/rita te/kna qea/wn "much contended-for children of goddesses" (Hesiod, Theogony 240) has the textual variant megh/rata te/kna qea/wn "most lovable children of goddesses" (LSJ s.v. megh/ritos, from e)rato/s); and megh/ratos is glossed in the Etymologicum Magnum and ps.-Zonaras with the same word, mega/lws e)pe/rasta. (Compare also, here, under alpha 467, alpha 2808, epsilon 2199, epsilon 2987, iota 353.)
The word also turns up in the Vision of Dorotheus (3-4 CE) 307, though apparently as an aorist imperative of megai/rw (cf. mu 396).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 4 May 2009@09:03:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks and keywords, status) on 5 May 2009@12:27:36.
David Whitehead (more x-refs; more keywords; tweaks) on 6 May 2009@03:11:02.
David Whitehead on 14 May 2013@03:54:11.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 27 July 2020@00:38:07.


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