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Headword: *plh/mh
Adler number: pi,1755
Translated headword: flood-tide
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the flood of the sea.[1] Also [sc. attested is] plhmmuri/s ["flood-tide"], [meaning] disturbance.[2]
Greek Original:
*plh/mh: h( plhmmu/ra th=s qala/sshs. kai\ *plhmmuri/s, h( taraxh/.
cf. Photius pi947 Theodoridis s.v. plhmmu/ra, as well as other lexica, and a scholion on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.757. (On preferring the spelling of plhmu/ra and plhmuri/s with single mu, see LSJ s.v. plhmuri/s.)
[1] Attested in historians beginning with Polybius.
[2] Mainly poetic: attested in Homer (Odyssey 9.486), Herodotus, Bacchylides, tragedy, etc.; also in medical writers, referring to redundance or congestion of fluids in the body.
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; historiography; medicine; poetry; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 October 2012@01:32:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 October 2012@03:37:58.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 4 October 2012@10:34:28.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@08:13:50.


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