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Headword: Περιττότερα
Adler number: pi,1327
Translated headword: more superfluous, more abundant
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] greater.[1] "The so-called golden apples of the Hesperides were not golden, but more abundant than others."[2]
Greek Original:
Περιττότερα: μείζονα. τὰ δὲ λεγόμενα χρυσᾶ μῆλα τῶν Ἑσπερίδων οὐ χρυσᾶ ἦσαν, ἀλλὰ περιττότερα τῶν ἄλλων.
Notes:
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation, is comparative (neuter plural) of περιττός , Attic form of περισσός ; cf. pi 1326, pi 1278.
[2] (Quotation unidentifiable.) For the Hesperides see generally OCD(4) s.v.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 June 2004@02:09:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword; adjusted tr; added a note) on 8 June 2004@03:43:24.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2011@05:48:51.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2013@05:38:38.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 8 August 2014@19:55:36.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@06:05:36.

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