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Headword: *)wkea/neion r(eu=ma
Adler number: omega,44
Translated headword: Oceanic stream
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that of the ocean.[1]
"[Ocean,] out of which it is of course not possible to sail, because it is rough and dark."[2]
Greek Original:
*)wkea/neion r(eu=ma: to\ tou= w)keanou=. o(\n dh\ e)kpleu=sai ou)k e)/ni, braxw/dh kai\ skotoeidh= tugxa/nonta.
cf. omega 43.
[1] The headword phrase (also in ps.-Herodian) is presumably quoted from somewhere, or based on such a quotation.
[2] Loosely quoted from gamma 7. (The changes are reflected in the translation given above, but note that this entry's dh\ e)kpleu=sai), "of sail out of", should actually be diekpleu=sai "to sail through," sc. the Strait of Gibraltar.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Stacie Raucci on 15 May 2000@13:06:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and notes; added keyword) on 4 May 2001@07:04:38.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 4 March 2002@03:38:57.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 6 September 2006@23:35:21.
Aikaterini Oikonomopoulou (Tweaked the translation; added weblink to LSJ-Perseus.) on 8 June 2012@10:30:53.
David Whitehead (another note) on 31 October 2013@04:32:54.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 19 December 2013@00:30:34.


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