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Headword: Πυλάρτου
Adler number: pi,3160
Translated headword: gate-fastener's; of a gate-fastener
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of him who closes the gates securely. Also [sc. attested is the form] πυλάρταο , [used] likewise.
Greek Original:
Πυλάρτου: τοῦ τὰς πύλας ἰσχυρῶς ἐπαρτῶντος. καὶ Πυλάρταο, ὁμοίως.
The two forms given are genitive singulars. The primary headword one is unattested in this genitive outside lexicography, but epic πυλάρταο occurs three times in Homer (Iliad 8.367 & 13.415, Odyssey 11.277), always in reference to *the* gate-keeper par excellence, Hades.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 April 2010@05:46:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 April 2010@02:26:57.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 April 2010@05:44:24.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@08:36:23.
David Whitehead on 23 October 2013@09:50:47.


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