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Headword: Ἡδίων
Adler number: eta,91
Translated headword: more pleasant, rather pleasant
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] something sweet.[1]
But ἡδίων [sc. spelled with omega] [is the same as] ἡδύτερος .[2]
In the masculine [it is spelled] with omega.
Greek Original:
Ἥδιον: τὸ γλυκύ. Ἡδίων δὲ ἡδύτερος. ἀρσενικῶς διὰ τοῦ ω μεγάλου.
Notes:
The headword is a neuter comparative form of the adjective ἡδύς , used in an absolute sense. This is the nominative/accusative case; see eta 92 for the genitive.
[1] Cf. Lexicon Ambrosianum (Ambrosianus B12 sup fol.77r): ἡδίον: γλυκύ . See also Hesychius gamma669, the origin of this entry.
[2] Two different forms of the comparative of ἡδύς in the masculine nominative singular. Quoted from the Synagoge (Lexica Segueriana) eta249; see also Photius, Lexicon eta49 Theodoridis, and cf. Hesychius eta125.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 20 November 2005@04:22:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 20 November 2005@05:49:00.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 5 December 2012@08:38:28.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 December 2012@23:28:29.
Catharine Roth (corrected cross-reference) on 16 December 2012@23:29:33.
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes) on 25 July 2018@19:06:11.

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