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Headword: Ἠνί
Adler number: eta,385
Translated headword: lo
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning behold. Doric dialect.[1]
"Lo, [they] shelter like a hive the waxen gifts of bees, weighed down by an encircling buzzing swarm".[2]
Greek Original:
Ἠνί: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἰδού. Δωρικῶς. ἠνὶ δὲ σιμβλεύει κηροτρόφα δῶρα μελισσῶν ἐσμῷ βομβητῇ κυκλόσε βριθόμενα.
Notes:
[1] Cf. Philoponus, glossing ἰδού (oxytone) as distinct from ἰδοῦ (perispomenon); also scholia on Aristophanes, Frogs 1390 and Plutus 75, Theocritus 3.10a.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.236.3-4 (Philip); cf. sigma 426.
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 October 2006@23:51:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 October 2006@03:38:40.
Philip Rance (Tweaked quotation to harmonise with S426) on 14 February 2012@03:39:20.
David Whitehead on 14 February 2012@05:53:26.
Catharine Roth (new note 1) on 15 February 2012@00:59:19.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 21 December 2012@22:54:37.
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes) on 31 August 2018@23:12:00.

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