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Headword: *ai(rou/menos
Adler number: alphaiota,313
Translated headword: choosing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] wanting.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] dei=pnon ai(roume/nois ["to those choosing dinner"] meaning to those who had chosen to dine.[2]
Also [sc. attested is] ai(rh=| ["you choose"] meaning you take, you share in. "And you choose the same food as them and similar drink."[3]
Greek Original:
*ai(rou/menos: boulo/menos. kai\ *dei=pnon ai(roume/nois, a)nti\ tou= e(lome/nois deipnei=n. kai\ *ai(rh=|, a)nti\ tou= lamba/neis, mete/xeis. si=to/n te ai(rh=| to\n au)to\n e)kei/nois kai\ po/ma paraplh/sion.
Forms of the verb ai(re/w.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. For this glossing cf. alphaiota 302. The present entry's ai(rou/menos is evidently extracted from somewhere.
[2] The source of the quoted phrase, not identified by Adler, is identifiable via the TLG as Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 4.39.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 March 2003@01:05:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 27 March 2003@03:21:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes, inc a source identification; more keywords; tweaks) on 11 March 2011@07:23:41.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2012@03:36:53.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2012@21:51:34.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 November 2015@05:57:29.


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