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Headword: Ῥύβδην
Adler number: rho,280
Translated headword: flowingly(?), noisily(?)
Vetting Status: high
As [sc. one would say] of a stream [ῥεῦμα ]: [meaning] violently, frightfully. Abundantly.[1]
Greek Original:
Ῥύβδην: ὡς ἐπὶ ῥεύματος: σφοδρῶς, φοβερῶς. δαψιλῶς.
Rare adverb, of uncertain meaning. For instances of it outside lexicography see e.g. Hipponax [iota 588] on fish-eating in Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 7.304B (7.67 Kaibel), though the reading is disputed there, and Aristotle, History of Animals 624a24.
cf. rho 283.
[1] Same or similar glossing elsewhere; references at Photius rho147 and rho167, both s.v. ῥοίβδην .
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; philosophy; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 October 2010@01:32:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another headword; tweaks to tr; expanded primary note; added note number and more keywords) on 8 October 2010@03:06:21.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 30 October 2013@06:10:26.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 June 2014@00:23:33.


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