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Headword: Λιγυφθόγγοις
Adler number: lambda,509
Translated headword: clear-voiced
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [by] sweet-voiced [ones].[1]
"No longer with clear-voiced wings will you sing, locust, sitting in fruitful furrows."[2]
Greek Original:
Λιγυφθόγγοις: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἡδυφώνοις. οὐκέτι δὴ πτερύγεσσι λιγυφθόγγοισιν ἀείσεις, ἀκρί, κατ' εὐκάρπους αὔλακας ἑζομένα.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.50, where this dative plural occurs (of heralds).
[2] Greek Anthology 7.192.1-2.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 3 June 2009@22:13:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 June 2009@04:12:18.
David Whitehead on 18 April 2013@08:29:33.


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