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Headword: Ἱλήκοις
Adler number: iota,312
Translated headword: may you be gracious
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] be gracious and well-disposed.[1]
In the Epigrams: "Be gracious, O Dionysus; I have neglected your dance."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱλήκοις: ἵλεως καὶ εὐμενὴς γενοῦ. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἱλήκοις, Διόνυσε, τεῆς ἀμέλησα χορείης.
Notes:
[1] The headword is present optative of ἱλήκω , second person singular. Though it occurs in the quotation given later in the entry, it appears to be quoted here from Oppian, Halieutica 1.73; see the scholia there. Compare also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 21.365; Hesychius iota545, iota546.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.74.5 (Agathias Scholasticus).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 April 2006@18:11:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 10 April 2006@03:48:04.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified n.1) on 11 January 2013@04:19:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 January 2013@01:37:01.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 15 January 2019@23:35:23.

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