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Headword: Λυπρή
Adler number: lambda,847
Translated headword: wretched
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one that is] poor.[1] "For [he] possessed this not large allotment on this wretched hill."[2]
Greek Original:
Λυπρή: πενιχρά. πέπατο γὰρ οὐ μέγα τοῦτο κλήριον ἐν λυπρῇ τῇδε γεωλοφίῃ.
[1] Epic/Ionic feminine of the adjective λυπρός (here in the nominative singular, perhaps quoted from Homer, Odyssey 13.243), for which see also lambda 846, lambda 848. It occurs in the dative in the quotation which follows.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.98.5-6: cf. gamma 162, pi 993.
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 April 2009@13:37:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword) on 5 April 2009@04:33:47.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 5 April 2009@12:03:26.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@05:41:25.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2016@05:23:31.


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