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Headword: Ἀκριτόμυθος
Adler number: alpha,990
Translated headword: confusedly-speaking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] loquacious, prone to rash words.
Greek Original:
Ἀκριτόμυθος: πολύλογος, ἀκρίτους ἔχων τοὺς λόγους.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; references at Photius alpha847 Theodoridis. The headword adjective occurs first in Homer, Iliad 2.246 (where it is applied to Thersites by Odysseus: web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; mythology; rhetoric
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 4 May 2000@21:52:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 5 June 2002@07:32:06.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 31 January 2012@06:54:58.
Catharine Roth (changed link) on 27 April 2012@23:59:39.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2013@08:54:48.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2015@11:25:08.


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