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Headword: Κρήγυον
Adler number: kappa,2382
Translated headword: boonful
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning something] true, good.
[Also meaning something] Well-boding.[1] For 'bode' [is] the voice.
Greek Original:
Κρήγυον: ἀληθές, ἀγαθόν. καλογήρυον. γῆρυς γὰρ ἡ φωνή.
Notes:
The headword, neuter singular of the adjective in question, is quoted from Homer, Iliad 1.106 (web address 1). Besides the scholia thereto, same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa1076 Theodoridis.
[1] An attempt to etymologize the headword κρήγυον from καλόν (well) and γηρύων (speaking).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 March 2009@04:09:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 8 March 2009@00:01:09.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 March 2009@05:41:11.
Catharine Roth (typos noted by Nick Nicholas) on 8 March 2009@21:26:53.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 March 2013@08:56:12.

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