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Headword: Χείμαρρος
Adler number: chi,229
Translated headword: snow-swollen
Vetting Status: high
[χείμαρρος and χειμάρρους each means] that which is flowing in the winter. Also [sc. attested as] a proper name.
But χίμαρος [is] a goat.
Greek Original:
Χείμαρρος καὶ Χειμάρρους: ὁ ἐν τῷ χειμῶνι ῥέων. καὶ ὄνομα κύριον. Χίμαρος δὲ ὁ τράγος.
The first part of this entry (with two alternative spellings of the headword) is the same in ps.-Herodian (150) and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon (139). See also Hesychius, Etymologicum Magnum 810.13, ps.-Zonaras 1847, and the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.452 (web address 1 below), where the headword appears in the masculine nominative plural.
cf. chi 312.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2008@19:33:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@04:48:27.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@03:59:10.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 September 2015@01:32:07.


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