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Headword: Ἀερέθονται
Adler number: alpha,556
Translated headword: they drive on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they are urged on exceedingly
Greek Original:
Ἀερέθονται: λίαν παροξύνονται.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon. Hesychius alpha1385 has the same headword but different glossing: αἰωροῦνται , κρέμανται . Latte ad loc. regards it as being quoted from Homer, Iliad 3.108, where -- as regularly elsewhere -- the form is Ionic ἠερέθονται ; cf. under pi 2605.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 April 2000@08:56:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording, added note and links.) on 11 September 2000@22:45:57.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 12 June 2007@09:44:49.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded note) on 12 January 2012@04:16:01.
David Whitehead on 27 April 2015@11:14:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 April 2015@10:42:55.


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