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Headword: *)/eteion
Adler number: epsilon,3304
Translated headword: yearly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] annual. But [sc. note also] e)pe/teion, [meaning] something that is not lasting,[1] but flourishes for a year.[2]
Also [sc. attested are the phrases] 'yearly fruit'[3] and '[yearly] season'.
Greek Original:
*)/eteion: e)niau/sion. e)pe/teion de/, to\ mh\ mo/non, a)lla\ pro\s e)niauto\n a)kma/zon. kai\ *)/eteios karpo\s kai\ kairo/s.
[1] Read mo/nimon (cf. epsilon 2093), with Portus, instead of the transmitted mo/non.
[2] Same entry in Photius; similar one earlier, in Hesychius (but for the headword only, regarded by Latte as quoted from Euripides, Rhesus 435).
[3] cf. Theophrastus, On the Causes of Plants 3.14.1 (accusative plural of this phrase).
Keywords: agriculture; botany; chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 18 February 2008@21:31:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and notes; more keywords) on 19 February 2008@04:51:55.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword; tweaking) on 4 November 2012@05:42:31.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 November 2014@18:44:41.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 25 November 2014@01:03:22.


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