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Headword: Ἱείη κατὰ λαιμόν
Adler number: iota,214
Translated headword: may [neither drink nor food] reach my throat
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Ἱείη κατὰ λαιμόν.
Achilles (wishing to fight before eating) to Agamemnon in Homer, Iliad 19.209 (web address 1).
The verb (in the optative) should have smooth breathing, from εἶμι "go".
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; food; military affairs; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 May 2006@01:13:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and keyword; added note) on 23 May 2006@03:55:16.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link) on 23 May 2006@10:55:08.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 May 2006@03:02:58.
David Whitehead on 10 January 2013@04:09:57.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 January 2013@15:55:02.


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