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Headword: Ψολόεντα κεραυνόν
Adler number: psi,122
Translated headword: smokey thunderbolt
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one which is sharply destroying.[1]
The nominative [is] ψολόεις .
Greek Original:
Ψολόεντα κεραυνόν: τὸν ὀξέως φθείροντα. Ψολόεις ἡ εὐθεῖα.
For 'smokey' see already psi 121. The adjective is derived from ψόλος "soot, smoke."
[1] A gloss on the headword phrase (accusative case) in Homer, Odyssey 24.539 (web address 1). Likewise or similarly in Photius and other lexica.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 January 2006@09:20:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 5 January 2006@12:07:37.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 23 April 2010@05:52:32.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2013@08:08:24.


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