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Headword: Παιᾶνας
Adler number: pi,837
Translated headword: paeans
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] hymns.[1]
"He sung the paeans with a tongue that was neither agile nor strong, as if, that is, he were already under the influence of wine and no longer articulate."[2]
Greek Original:
Παιᾶνας: ὕμνους. ὁ δὲ ᾖδε τοὺς παιᾶνας, οὐκ εὐτραπέλῳ τῇ γλώττῃ, οὐδὲ ἐρρωμένῃ, ὥσπερ οὖν κάτοινος ἤδη καὶ οὐκ ἀρτίστομος ἔτι.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is accusative plural. See also pi 838 (and cf. pi 836).
[1] cf. pi 885.
[2] Aelian fr. 312 Domingo-Forasté (315 Hercher); cf. alpha 4047.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; meter and music; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 3 September 2011@03:37:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 September 2011@13:08:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 4 September 2011@05:15:08.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 2 July 2013@01:53:23.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@06:33:31.

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