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Headword: Μόρσιμον
Adler number: mu,1258
Translated headword: fated
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] destined, appointed by fate.[1]
"And beside [Hades], the bloody Fury from [her] mouth uttered the voice of fate."[2]
Greek Original:
Μόρσιμον: εἱμαρμένον, μεμοιραμένον. ἀμφὶ δ' Ἐριννὺς φοίνιος ἐκ στομάτων μόρσιμον ἧκεν ὄπα.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in other lexica (see the references at Photius mu539 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Homer, Iiad 5.674, where the headword adjective, neuter singular, occurs (web address 1). For this adjective as a proper name, see mu 1260, mu 1261, mu 1262.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.188.5-6; cf. epsilon 2994, phi 800.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; religion
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 11 June 2009@13:35:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified notes, added link, set status) on 11 June 2009@19:22:56.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and n.1; more x-refs) on 12 June 2009@03:51:19.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2013@05:30:41.
William Hutton (tweaked translation) on 9 February 2014@11:58:41.

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