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Headword: Ψύθος
Adler number: psi,149
Translated headword: lie
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning something] false, a falsehood.[1]
"[...] and [she] not having the name as a lie". Meaning [something] false, in Callimachus.[2]
Greek Original:
Ψύθος: ψευδές, ψεῦδος. καὶ οὐ ψύθος οὔνομ' ἔχουσα. ἀντὶ τοῦ ψευδές, παρὰ Καλλιμάχῳ.
Notes:
The headword is a poetic variant of ψεῦδος . For instances of it, see (besides Callimachus, quoted here) Aeschylus, Agamemnon 478, 999, 1089.
[1] Similarly in Hesychius and elsewhere.
[2) Callimachus, Hecale fr. 288 Pfeiffer (of Scylla: sigma 709).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; mythology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 January 2006@22:42:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 January 2006@04:00:47.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaking) on 6 November 2013@09:25:13.

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