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Headword: *peria/gnutai
Adler number: pi,1056
Translated headword: is split around
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is broken around. As if 'is held in check'.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related participle] periagnume/nou ["being split around"), [meaning] being bent around. "Toward the western shore of the bay, the one that is split around at the city of Ainos."[2]
Greek Original:
*peria/gnutai: perikatakla=tai. oi(onei\ perii/sxetai. kai\ *periagnume/nou, periklwme/nou. pro\s th\n e(speri/an tou= ko/lpou a)kth/n, tou= pro\s th=| *ai)/nw| th=| po/lei periagnume/nou.
[1] = Synagoge, Photius pi632. A slightly garbled version of Apollonius, Lexicon Homericum 130 (commenting on Homer Iliad 16.78), where one finds more appropriately perie/rxetai ("goes around") in place of perii/sxetai ("is held in check").
[2] Agathias, Histories 5.22. For Ainos see generally alphaiota 225.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; history; imagery; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 24 September 2011@08:58:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 25 September 2011@05:04:10.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 September 2013@09:42:48.


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