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Headword: *trh/rwna
Adler number: tau,935
Translated headword: timorous
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] fearful.[1]
Homer [writes]: "[Hera and Athena] went on foot with steps like timorous rock-pigeons."[2] Meaning [like] fearful doves.
Greek Original:
*trh/rwna: deilh/n. *(/omhros: ai( de\ ba/thn trh/rwsi peleia/sin i)/qmaq' o(moi=ai. a)nti\ tou= deilai=s peristerai=s.
11] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius tau429 Theodoridis. The headword, feminine accusative singular of this adjective, must be quoted from somewhere (probably Homer, who has five instances; Theodoridis chooses Iliad 22.140).
[2] Homer, Iliad 5.778 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; mythology; zoology
Translated by: Amanda Aponte on 14 June 2009@15:57:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 June 2009@04:16:08.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@05:17:46.


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