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Headword: *)orqai=s a)koai=s
Adler number: omicron,567
Translated headword: in true tidings
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in eager [ones]. "He heard the god in true tidings."[1]
Greek Original:
*)orqai=s a)koai=s: proqu/mois. o( de\ h)/kouse tou= qeou= o)rqai=s a)koai=s.
The headword phrase, feminine dative plural of o)rqh\ a)koh/, literally upright sound, is presumably extracted from its instrumental usage in the quotation given.
For this usage of o)rqo/s in the context of prophecy etc. see LSJ s.v., III.b.
[1] Aelian fr. 44h Domingo-Forasté (part of 41 Hercher) on the invalid Nikanor. (In fr. 44g (phi 26) the god is identified as Apollo.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; religion
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 29 December 2007@02:19:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 30 December 2007@05:06:32.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 26 March 2012@22:31:46.
David Whitehead on 10 July 2013@03:25:34.


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