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Headword: Ἡμερόκοιτος
Adler number: eta,307
Translated headword: day-sleeper
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a thief.
Greek Original:
Ἡμερόκοιτος: ὁ κλέπτης.
Note:
Same entry in Hesychius. The headword is an epithet of a thief at Hesiod, Works and Days 605. Also found in the form ἡμεροκοίτης ; and cf. the Doric forms ἁμερόκοιτος (Euripides, Cyclops 58) and ἁμεροκοίτης (Hesychius alpha3603, about a kind of fish).
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 March 2005@01:18:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 28 March 2005@02:01:03.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 December 2012@08:30:30.
David Whitehead on 23 April 2016@06:41:55.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 22 August 2018@22:40:42.

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