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Headword: *zamenh/s
Adler number: zeta,16
Translated headword: mighty, raging, very strong
Vetting Status: high
Sophocles [writes]: "or a mighty [and] evil-speaking rumour comes from the Danaans."[1]
In the sense of irascible and abusive, and violent.
Greek Original:
*zamenh/s: *sofoklh=s: h)\ zamenh\s lo/gos e)k *danaw=n kako/qrous e)pibh=|. oi(=on o)rgi/los kai\ loi/doros, kai\ bi/aios.
[1] Sophocles, Ajax 137-8 (web address 1), an anapaestic passage; cf. kappa 162.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; imagery; mythology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 27 June 2003@05:44:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; cosmetics) on 27 June 2003@05:59:17.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords) on 28 November 2012@09:10:50.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 14 May 2018@01:36:39.


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