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Headword: Aphanes
Adler number: alpha,4551
Translated headword: hard to see
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Something] dark/obscure.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the comparative] a)fane/stera ["things harder to see"]. "Then of course, midday though it was, everything was harder to see than at night."[2]
Greek Original:
Aphanes: to skoteinon. kai Aphanestera. tote dê kai mesêmbrias epechousês panta ên nuktos aphanestera.
[1] Neuter singular of this adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.
[2] Arrian, Parthica p.46 Roos (but not a numbered fragment).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 August 2001@17:41:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 7 August 2001@03:41:38.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 28 August 2002@07:35:47.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 6 May 2012@06:04:01.


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