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Headword: *(ro/xqei
Adler number: rho,236
Translated headword: was crashing, was dashing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was producing a sound.
Greek Original:
*(ro/xqei: h)=xon a)pete/lei.
The headword is imperfect (unaugmented) of r(oxqe/w, third person singular. Same glossing in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon s.v., so surely quoted from Homer, Odyssey 5.402 (where it describes a wave battering the shore: web address 1).
For the gloss, cf. also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 12.60, where the present tense r(oxqei= occurs, similarly, of a wave hitting rocks (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 September 2010@09:43:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, links, status) on 19 September 2010@12:10:13.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 20 September 2010@03:10:21.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 August 2011@04:47:04.
David Whitehead on 29 October 2013@07:35:50.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 April 2015@00:26:44.


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