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Headword: Νεῦμαι
Adler number: nu,265
Translated headword: I will return
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I will come. Homer [writes]: "for in the morning I will return". [Instead] of a present there is νέομαι , [by contraction] νεῦμαι .[1] He means to say 'I will come'.
Greek Original:
Νεῦμαι: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐλεύσομαι. Ὅμηρος: ἠῶθεν γὰρ νεῦμαι. ἐνεστῶτός ἐστι νέομαι, νεῦμαι. βούλεται δὲ εἰπεῖν ἐλεύσομαι.
Quoted from Homer, Iliad 18.136 (web address 1). This entry draws on the corresponding scholia; see also glosses in Eustathius ad loc. and Hesychius nu388.
See also nu 133, nu 134, nu 293.
[1] The verb νέομαι (= go, come) usually has a future sense.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 December 2007@11:23:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 29 December 2007@00:56:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 30 December 2007@05:15:15.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@05:58:42.


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