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Headword: *nh/gretos
Adler number: nu,298
Translated headword: unwaking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] not awakened [or: not able to be awakened].
Greek Original:
*nh/gretos: a)ne/gretos.
Epic epithet of sleep, an archaic compound of ne- and the verb e)gei/rw. The entry comes from a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 13.74, where the headword occurs in the neuter as an adverb (the Phaeacians prepare a place for Odysseus to sleep on shipboard): see web address 1. Likewise in other lexica.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 January 2003@00:12:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 January 2003@03:10:12.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@07:57:56.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 9 June 2013@00:01:13.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 3 November 2020@22:22:06.


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