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Headword: Ὀτρηρός
Adler number: omicron,754
Translated headword: busy, nimble
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] quick, active, very keen.
Greek Original:
Ὀτρηρός: ταχύς, δραστήριος, ὀξύτατος.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius omicron595 Theodoridis. The headword is an epic adjective (often attached to the noun θεράπων : theta 230).
Besides epic, the adjective occurs in Aristophanes in lyric and mock-solemn passages.
Keywords: comedy; definition; epic; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 June 2010@00:37:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 1 June 2010@03:31:48.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2013@07:16:21.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 9 August 2013@23:45:35.


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