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Headword: *palirro/qion
Adler number: pi,111
Translated headword: back-rushing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning it] having surged toward the rear.
Greek Original:
*palirro/qion: ei)s tou)pi/sw e)fwrmhko/s.
= Photius, Lexicon pi95 Theodoridis; cf. Hesychius pi221. Probably originally from commentary to Homer, where the neuter singular headword appears twice, describing a wave, in the Odyssey: 5.430 (web address 1), where the scholia include a phrase very close to the present gloss, and 9.485 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 March 2011@09:18:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 20 March 2011@11:22:41.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 20 March 2011@21:19:23.
David Whitehead on 28 August 2011@07:38:56.
David Whitehead (updating and tweaking) on 13 August 2013@04:09:31.
David Whitehead (coding) on 21 May 2016@08:07:09.


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