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Headword: Οἴκτιστον
Adler number: omicroniota,86
Translated headword: most lamentable
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] pitiable.
Greek Original:
Οἴκτιστον: ἐλεεινόν.
Note:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius omicron108 Theodoridis) and in the scholia to Homer, Iliad 22.76, from where the headword -- an irregular superlative of oiktros (omicroniota 89), in the neuter nominative/accusative singular -- is quoted. (Hesychius omicron277 glosses the οἴκτιστα of Odyssey 22.472 as ἐλεεινά .)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 May 2004@05:10:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 May 2004@06:50:34.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 7 August 2013@04:34:17.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 May 2016@08:53:44.

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