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Headword: *thu+si/h
Adler number: tau,545
Translated headword: idle, pointless
Vetting Status: high
[In] vain.
Greek Original:
*thu+si/h: matai/a.
Feminine nominative singular of this epic/poetic adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere; same or similar glossing in other lexica.
Twice in Homer, Odyssey (3.316 repeated at 15.13), it occurs in the feminine accusative singular, in the phrase thu+si/hn o(do/n "a fruitless journey" (web address 1); and a scholion there has the gloss matai/an.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 September 2010@09:44:57.
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Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link, set status) on 1 October 2010@01:18:05.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 1 October 2010@03:28:55.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2014@04:34:22.


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