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Headword: Γυρίης
Adler number: gamma,509
Translated headword: gyries
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] revolving/round.[1]
"But since they went near a round(?) pond [...]."[2]
And Homer [writes]: "round in the shoulders, dark-complexioned, curly-haired."[3] Concerning Odysseus.
Greek Original:
Γυρίης: περιφεροῦς. ἐπεὶ δὲ λίμνης ἐγγὺς ἦλθον γυρίης. καὶ Ὅμηρος: γυρὸς ἐν ὤμοισι, μελανόχροος, οὐλοκάρηνος. περὶ Ὀδυσσέως.
Notes:
The headword, genitive singular, is non-existent: see n. 2 below.
[1] Same glossing in ps.-Zonaras.
[2] Babrius 25.5, but mistakenly read here: it should be ἐπεὶ δὲ λίμνης ἐγγὺς ἦσαν εὐρείης , "But since they were near a wide pond [...]."
[3] Homer, Odyssey 19.246. See also gamma 510, omicron 909.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; medicine; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2000@23:07:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented translation; added note and keyword; restorative cosmetics) on 31 August 2002@09:06:15.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 June 2012@06:00:52.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 26 January 2014@08:57:32.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2015@04:18:24.

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