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Headword: Δῖναι
Adler number: delta,1128
Translated headword: whirlpools
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the swirlings of waters. Also [sc. attested is the genitive singular] δίνης ["of a whirlpool"], [meaning] of the swirling of waters.[1]
Greek Original:
Δῖναι: αἱ τῶν ὑδάτων συστροφαί. καὶ Δίνης, τῆς συστροφῆς τῶν ὑδάτων.
Same or similar material in other lexica, and see also scholion B to Homer, Iliad 4.541, where the cognate verb (cf. delta 1129) occurs.
cf. generally delta 1130, delta 1131, delta 1132.
[1] This genitive is probably quoted from Homer, Iliad 21.246; cf. the scholia there.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Tony Natoli on 15 June 2002@00:32:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 16 June 2002@05:30:07.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 20 December 2002@05:13:47.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 April 2005@09:25:47.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 11 July 2012@08:00:27.


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