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Headword: *palintra/pelon
Adler number: pi,106
Translated headword: reversing, turning back
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] turning in the opposite direction, contrary, reversed.
Greek Original:
*palintra/pelon: a)nti/strofon, e)nanti/on, a)ntestramme/non.
The headword adjective is a variant of pali/ntropos (pi 108), from the adverb palin and the verbal root trep-/trap-: Pindar Olympian 2.37 (web address 1). The entry -- likewise in other lexica: references at Photius pi90 Theodoridis -- comes from a scholion on this passage.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 July 2001@12:14:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 22 July 2001@05:09:00.
David Whitehead on 11 May 2011@08:34:38.
David Whitehead on 28 August 2011@06:56:12.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 28 August 2011@12:02:16.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 13 August 2013@03:59:56.


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