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Headword: Αἰνόθεν αἰνῶς
Adler number: alphaiota,228
Translated headword: horror from horror
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning something happening] very terribly; from [something] terrible; for αἰνόθεν [is] genitive case.
Greek Original:
Αἰνόθεν αἰνῶς: λίαν δεινῶς: ἐκ δεινοῦ: τὸ γὰρ αἰνόθεν γενική.
Notes:
The headword phrase is quoted from Homer, Iliad 7.97 (web address 1); cf. the scholia there, and Hesychius s.v.
The suffix -θεν has an ablative sense (place from which), a function which is served by the genitive in Greek. See Smyth section 342 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 January 2003@20:04:21.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 January 2003@03:11:35.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 15 May 2012@06:04:58.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 16 May 2012@00:49:37.
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