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Headword: Χαροπός
Adler number: chi,133
Translated headword: bright, glassy, blue-grey
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] exceedingly glad, beautiful-eyed.
Greek Original:
Χαροπός: περιχαρής, εὐόφθαλμος.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
The headword is an adjective etymologically connected with eyes and/or vision but with several specific applications in that area. LSJ (web address 1) distinguish:
-- 'of dub[ious] sense, perhaps fierce' (from Homer onwards, esp. of animals)
-- 'of eyes, flashing, bright' (the present glosses seem to relate to this sense)
-- 'glassy, glazed, dull, of the eyes of wine drinkers'
-- 'of one of the chief eye-colours in men and animals, perh[aps] bluish-grey'
-- 'of the sea, bluish-grey'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Andrea Consogno on 16 April 2007@08:51:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 April 2007@11:51:39.
Catharine Roth (adjusted link) on 21 April 2007@18:14:02.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; expanded note; modified keywords) on 22 April 2007@05:34:47.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2007@05:36:22.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 22 April 2007@16:51:34.
David Whitehead on 8 November 2013@05:41:59.


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