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Headword: *)osmh/
Adler number: omicron,696
Translated headword: fragrance, odor, smell
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a sweet smell.
"An unnamable fragrance goes forth into the vault of heaven -- a fine spectacle! -- and gales of incense blow through a wreath of smoke". [1]
Search under [the entry] 'invisible'.[2]
Interpretation of a dream: Regard a foul smell as unpleasantness.[3]
Greek Original:
*)osmh/: h( eu)wdi/a. o)smh\ a)nwno/mastos e)s ba/qos ku/klou xwrei=, kalo\n qe/ama: qumiama/twn d' au)=rai diapne/ousi plekta/nhn kapnou=. zh/tei e)n tw=| a)o/raton. lu/sis o)nei/rou: duswdi/an no/mize th\n a)hdi/an.
[1] Aristophanes, Birds 1715-1717 (but here with diapne/ousi "blow through" for what should be diayai/rousi "brush through"').
[2] alpha 2845: smells and voices are invisible.
[3] From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychus (alpha 4251); for this particular one cf. delta 1672, pi 1834.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dreams; poetry; religion
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 4 January 2005@19:34:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another headword; adjustments to translation; augmented notes and keywords; corrected x-ref; cosmetics) on 5 January 2005@03:24:13.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 30 September 2005@08:45:56.
David Whitehead on 29 July 2013@08:56:29.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 2) on 14 February 2021@00:56:45.


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