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Headword: Ψιλεύς
Adler number: psi,101
Translated headword: chorus-leader
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning the man] standing at the end of the chorus-line. Hence also φιλόψιλος [as used by] Alkman,[1] [meaning] she who likes to stand at the end of the chorus-line.
Greek Original:
Ψιλεύς: ἐπ' ἄκρου χοροῦ ἱστάμενος. ὅθεν καὶ φιλόψιλος παρὰ Ἀλκμᾶνι, ἡ φιλοῦσα ἐπ' ἄκρου χοροῦ ἵστασθαι.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[1] Alcman fr. 152 Bergk.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; stagecraft; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 January 2006@22:23:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks; more keywords) on 3 January 2006@03:22:41.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 3 January 2006@12:17:39.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2013@06:31:33.

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