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Headword: *)/oxa
Adler number: omicron,1028
Translated headword: by far
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] especially.[1]
From [the verb] e)ce/xw ["I stand out, I am prominent"] [comes the adjective] e)/coxos ["eminent, excellent"], [neuter singular] e)/coxon, [neuter plural] e)/coxa, adverb e)/coxa, [and] by dropping the prefix e)c, o)/xa. For the prefix is often dropped; as in kataigi/s ["hurricane"], ai)gi/s ["storm"].[2]
Greek Original:
*)/oxa: e)co/xws. a)po\ tou= e)ce/xw, e)/coxos, to\ e)/coxon, ta\ e)/coxa, e)pi/rrhma e)/coxa, a)pobolh=| th=s e)c proqe/sews o)/xa. a)poba/lletai ga\r polla/kis h( pro/qesis: w(s e)pi\ tou= kataigi/s, ai)gi/s.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius omicron727 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 3.110, where this epic adverb occurs (as o)/x'). For the gloss, cf. epsilon 1821.
[2] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 644.45. For ai)gi/s and kataigi/s, see alphaiota 61 and kappa 890.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 June 2010@01:53:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 15 June 2010@03:34:04.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 August 2013@04:43:30.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 11 March 2021@23:07:05.


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