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Headword: Νεοίη
Adler number: nu,262
Translated headword: youthful passion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] audacity of youth, rashness.
It is a usage[1] in Homer [formed] out of νέος ['young'], νεοῖος , as ἠά [and] ἠοῖος ['morning'] [come from] ἠώς ['dawn'].
Greek Original:
Νεοίη: θράσος νεότητος, προπέτεια. ἐπίρρημα παρ' Ὁμήρῳ γίνεται ἐκ τοῦ νέος, νεοῖος, ὡς ἠώς, ἠά, ἠοῖος.
The headword is attested only in Homer, Iliad 23.604 (web address 1); see also the corresponding scholia and Eustathius ad loc.. The word is glossed in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon and in Hesychius nu327 as synonymous with νεότης , youth.
[1] Adler's addenda and corrigenda corrects this noun from the ἐπίρρημα ("adverb") originally printed, to χρῆσις .
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 26 December 2007@18:59:56.
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