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Headword: *)ora/mnous
Adler number: omicron,495
Translated headword: branches
Vetting Status: high
In the Epigrams: "here the soil growing green with a flourishing branch showed all the grace of fruitful foliage."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ora/mnous: e)n *)epigra/mmasi: e)nqa/de me\n xloa/ousa teqhlo/ti bw=los o)ra/mnw| fulla/dos eu)ka/rpou pa=san e)/deice xa/rin.
The unglossed headword is accusative plural of o)/ramnos, a later variant of o)ro/damnos (omicron 619). It must be quoted from somewhere, very probably from Nicander, who uses the form several times. In the quotation which follows, the word occurs in the dative singular.
[1] Greek Anthology 5.291.1-2 (Agathias).
Keywords: botany; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 February 2010@15:21:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 24 February 2010@03:27:14.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 July 2013@05:21:42.


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