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Headword: Πρόσειλος
Adler number: pi,2664
Translated headword: sunward
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] toward the warmth of the sun, or [its] heat.
Greek Original:
Πρόσειλος: πρὸς τὴν εἴλην, ἤτοι θερμασίαν.
There is a comparable entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1305). See also Photius, Lexicon pi1306 Theodoridis, with other references there, and scholia to the famous instance of the headword in (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 451 (δόμους προσείλους ).
The entry is essentially etymological (a point hard to convey in translation), pertaining to the eil- stem; cf. epsiloniota 111.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 August 2013@01:15:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 23 August 2013@03:35:33.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 23 August 2013@22:17:32.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@06:28:06.
David Whitehead (codings) on 24 May 2016@08:09:42.


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