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Headword: Λειώδης
Adler number: lambda,374
Translated headword: smooth; Leiodes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] even.[1] Also [sc. attested as] a proper name.[2]
Greek Original:
Λειώδης: ὁ ὁμαλός. καὶ ὄνομα κύριον.
Notes:
[1] cf. generally lambda 369, lambda 373, lambda 376.
[2] One of the Suitors in Homer, Odyssey 21-22. He is the first to fail to string Odysseus' bow (21.144-174), and Odysseus decapitates him despite his abject plea for mercy (22.310-329). See web addresses 1 and 2.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 May 2008@06:46:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 18 May 2008@18:56:09.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 19 May 2008@02:52:46.
David Whitehead on 17 April 2013@05:13:15.

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