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Headword: *poseidw=n
Adler number: pi,2106
Translated headword: Poseidon, Posidon
Vetting Status: high
Also [sc. attested is] *po/seidon, the vocative.[1] But Poseidion [is] a name of a place.[2]
Greek Original:
*poseidw=n: kai\ *po/seidon, h( klhtikh/. *posei/dion de\ o)/noma to/pou.
[1] Nominative and vocative of Poseidon, Greek god of the sea (and earthquakes); see generally OCD4 s.v..
[2] Quite common as a name of places and, especially, promontories; e.g. the NE tip of the island of Chios.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; mythology; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2003@08:30:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 5 August 2004@01:50:50.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2) on 5 August 2004@03:40:00.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 27 October 2011@05:10:01.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2014@06:33:47.


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