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Headword: Στυγεῖ
Adler number: sigma,1252
Translated headword: abominates
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[He/she/it] hates, or fears.[1]
[sc. The word comes] from the Styx, which is a spring in [the realm of] Hades.[2]
Greek Original:
Στυγεῖ: μισεῖ, ἢ φοβεῖται. ἀπὸ τῆς Στυγός, ἥτις ἐστὶ πηγὴ ἐν ᾅδου.
Notes:
[1] Third person singular, present, of στυγέω ; similarly glossed in other lexica, and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 7.112, where the third person plural occurs (web address 1). The singular occurs several times in Attic tragedy, including Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes 1046, where a scholion has this gloss.
[2] See again under sigma 1254.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: aetiology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 November 2010@01:17:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 November 2010@04:26:37.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 22 August 2011@05:25:48.

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