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Headword: Ὀμβρῶ
Adler number: omicron,231
Translated headword: I rain
Vetting Status: high
[ὀμβρῶ , future] ὀμβρήσω .[1] Also [sc. attested is] ὀμβροβλύτω ["I swell with rain"].[2]
Also [sc. attested is] ὀμβρήσαντος ["having rained"], [meaning] having gushed forth.[3]
Greek Original:
Ὀμβρῶ, ὀμβρήσω. καὶ Ὀμβροβλυτῶ. καὶ Ὀμβρήσαντος, πηγάσαντος.
[1] Denominative verb; cf. omicron 230; also omicron 232, omicron 233.
[2] Attested only in lexicography.
[3] Aorist participle in the genitive singular, with same glossing in other lexica; from Hesiod, Works and Days 415, where Zeus is raining (web address 1). Weather verbs are normally impersonal unless a god (usually Zeus) is the subject (cf. nu 294). The same participle form occurs in a Byzantine paschal hymn: 'a fountain of immortality, which Christ gushes forth from the grave'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 May 2002@18:48:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 May 2002@03:10:09.
Catharine Roth (changed italics to betacode) on 7 October 2002@00:13:31.
David Whitehead (another x-rer; more keywords; tweaking) on 25 June 2013@04:30:17.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 26 June 2013@23:04:22.


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