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Headword: Αἰνίζω
Adler number: alphaiota,220
Translated headword: I speak in riddles
Vetting Status: high
[αἰνίζω ] and αἰνίσσω : [two verbs which mean] I speak in parables.
Greek Original:
Αἰνίζω καὶ Αἰνίσσω: τὸ ἐν παραβολαῖς λαλῶ.
cf. generally alphaiota 221, alphaiota 223, eta 386, eta 390.
The verb is usually middle: αἰνίσσομαι , Attic αἰνίττομαι , epic αἰνίζομαι . The active αἰνίζειν occurs in the Greek Anthology at 11.341 (Palladas); the active αἰνίσσειν is used in late prose.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 January 2003@00:51:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 12 January 2003@05:19:42.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, raised status) on 30 August 2006@00:46:38.
Catharine Roth (another cross-reference) on 30 August 2006@00:51:47.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 30 August 2006@03:04:00.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2012@05:36:05.


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