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Headword: Μορμυρωπός
Adler number: mu,1255
Translated headword: lidless-eyed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"A sun dim or blood-shot or lidless-eyed [sc. is considered] by all as wicked when seen in a dream."[1]
Greek Original:
Μορμυρωπός: ἥλιος ἀμαυρὸς ἢ ὕφαιμος ἢ μορμυρωπὸς πᾶσιν ὁρώμενος κατ' ὄναρ πονηρός.
Notes:
The unglossed headword (related to the sea-fish Pagellus mormyrus: see LSJ s.v.) is presumably extracted from the quotation given. See also μορμυρωπά or μορμορωπά in Aristophanes, Frogs 925. Etymology and further references given at web address 1.
[1] Artemidorus 2.36.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; dreams; ethics; imagery; zoology
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 9 June 2009@00:59:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied notes; modified and augmented keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 June 2009@03:25:29.
Catharine Roth (moved web address to link field) on 10 June 2009@01:08:51.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2013@05:23:42.

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