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Headword: Εἴρ
Adler number: epsiloniota,176
Translated headword: hurricane, Eir
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] whirlwind, or brightness.
Greek Original:
Εἴρ: λαίλαψ, ἢ λαμπηδών.
The headword is found both accented as here and as εἶρ .
Hesychius epsilon998 has the first of the glosses above, Photius both; and grammarians say this is the name of a river. (Perhaps the Iria, in N.Italy?)
Keywords: definition; geography; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 August 2005@04:54:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 August 2005@23:44:21.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 11 August 2005@02:03:52.
David Whitehead on 26 November 2012@05:24:44.


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