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Headword: Νηνεμία
Adler number: nu,318
Translated headword: calm, windlessness
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning an] absence of winds.
Greek Original:
Νηνεμία: ἀνέμων ἀπουσία.
Note:
The headword noun is cognate with the adjective νήνεμος (nu 319). Same or similar glossing in other lexica (references in Photius nu189 Theodoridis) and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 5.392, where the epic nominative νηνεμίη occurs.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 January 2003@00:35:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 21 January 2003@03:22:21.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 June 2013@04:39:35.

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