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Headword: Εὐοδία
Adler number: epsilon,3609
Translated headword: good journey, Euodia
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the good road. It also represents a proper name.[1] But εὐωδία [spelled] with omega [is] a pleasant fragrance.[2]
Greek Original:
Εὐοδία: ἡ καλὴ ὁδός. σημαίνει δὲ καὶ κύριον ὄνομα. Εὐωδία δὲ ἡ εὐοσμία, διὰ τοῦ ω μεγάλου.
An entry generated by the Septuagint, to judge from Hesychius epsilon7036 (εὐοδία glossed with εὐπραξία ) and epsilon7310 (εὐωδία glossed as here). Latte there cites, exempli gratia, Proverbs 25.15 for the former and Genesis 8.21 for the latter.
[1] A woman's name, evidently; but no Euodia is independently attested.
[2] cf. epsilon 3623.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 July 2003@22:27:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 23 July 2003@03:54:26.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 8 November 2012@03:37:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 November 2012@00:29:30.
David Whitehead (coding) on 10 March 2016@05:25:25.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 10 March 2016@20:08:53.


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