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Headword: Ἠπύτης
Adler number: eta,443
Translated headword: caller
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who shouts, a herald.
Greek Original:
Ἠπύτης: ὁ φωνητικός, ὁ κήρυξ.
Notes:
For metrical reasons, the nominative ἠπύτης cannot occur in epic; it is replaced by the vocative ἠπύτα ; see Homer, Iliad 7.384 (web address 1).
See eta 442 for the related verb.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; meter and music
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 September 2006@22:39:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 20 September 2006@03:42:58.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 December 2012@08:08:23.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 April 2016@08:01:58.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 3 July 2016@10:39:27.

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