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Headword: Γῆρυν
Adler number: gamma,252
Translated headword: voice
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] speech.[1]
In the Epigrams: "[accept, o Hermes,] with the reed[-pens] also the ink-bottle, [the things] by which eternity guards, for those who will come, the voice of the departed."[2]
Greek Original:
Γῆρυν: φωνήν. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: σὺν καλάμοις ἄγγος τε μελανδόκον, οἷσι φυλάσσει αἰὼν ἐσσομένοις γῆρυν ἀποιχομένων.
Notes:
[1] (Again gamma 256.) Likewise in other lexica; from scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 233, where the headword (accusative case) occurs.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.68.5-6 (Julian the Egyptian).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 July 2002@18:40:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented translation and notes) on 14 July 2002@01:06:15.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 July 2002@05:33:13.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 7 June 2012@05:59:18.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 9 September 2012@00:56:08.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@03:54:03.

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