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Headword: *pe/lei
Adler number: pi,940
Translated headword: comes into existence
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] becomes, is.
Greek Original:
*pe/lei: gi/netai, e)sti/n.
The headword is third person singular, present indicative active of this epic/poetic verb, related to po/los and te/lomai, from the root *kwel-. Same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius pi547 Theodoridis) and cf. scholia on Homer, Iliad 1.284 and 3.3.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 May 2004@01:47:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 10 May 2004@03:31:19.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 September 2013@05:39:33.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 20 July 2014@20:40:54.


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